Hospice palliative care provides comfort and quality of life care for people living with life limiting illness and their families. The focus is on comfort care, such as pain control, rather than care aimed at curing illness.
Hospice palliative care is one of the many Home and Community Care services we offer.
Your care is a partnershipWe work in partnership with you and your family and caregivers to meet your physical, emotional, social and spiritual care needs. While you are in our care, your personal, cultural and faith values will be respected at all times, as well as your beliefs and practices.
Where hospice palliative care is providedThe type of hospice palliative care services you can receive varies with your needs and the stage of your illness. It can be provided wherever you are.
You can find out more about hospice palliative care services:
What costs are involved?There is no charge for most hospice palliative care services (for example, nursing care and supplies, personal care, and equipment in the home are free of charge to eligible palliative clients). There is a daily fee for hospice care, but if you are not able to pay we will work with you to cover the costs.
How do I access this service?Visit the Accessing Services page in our Home and Community Care section to learn more. Where can I get more information? Read the brochure Introduction to Hospice Palliative Care to learn about: the first step to accessing care, resources available, making decisions about end-of-life care, financial support and more...
Hospice and palliative care services
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