Palliative Care in Your Home

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Nurse bonding with her patient outside

A palliative approach to care can be provided to you and those you choose to be involved in your care from the comfort of your home or assisted living home.

How to access

Primary palliative care services

Contact your local health unit to request home and community care services.

Specialized palliative care consults in the home

Contact the specialized palliative care access line in your area for more information.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    What to expect

    Primary palliative care in the home

    VCH offers a range of Primary Palliative Care Services in homes and home-like settings. This care may be provided by home health/home care nurses, home support/care aides, and allied health, among others.

    Specialized palliative care in the home

    Specialized Palliative Care Services offered in the home and home-like settings can include:

    • Consults for healthcare providers on complex palliative cases
    • 24/7 nursing (‘shift care’) for pain & symptom management, end-of-life care, or respite, which can be requested through home health/home care nurses.

    Find this service near you

    • Other

      Nancy Chan Ambulatory Palliative Care Clinic

      #200 - 4088 Cambie Street Vancouver
    • Hospices

      North Shore Palliative Outpatient Clinic

      319 East 14th Street North Vancouver
    • Other

      Richmond Pain and Symptom Management Clinic

      7671 Alderbridge Way, 3rd Floor Richmond