Carman Palliative Care Program

 

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What are your admission/referral criteria?

A referral is appropriate when an individual has a life limitting illness which is not responding to treatment, when care shifts to become more focused on symptom management rather than a cure.

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family?

“What can you do for me?”

Volunteers can provide respite care to patients and caregivers.  If admitted to hospital, if possible, they would be admitted to one of our two Palliative Care Rooms.  Assessment of patients are performed by a trained palliative care nurse to assess pain and symptom management.  We also provide home visits by a trained palliative care nurse or support coordinator, visits with palliative care physicians as needed, access to homecare, supplies and other equipment, working with the Palliative Care Home Program, access to the Palliative Care Drug and the Home Oxygen Program.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

Staff/Service

By Dedicated Staff

Upon Request

In Program/Service

In Home

Animal Therapists

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Art Therapists

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Bereavement

Coordinators

Bereavement Support

Child and Youth

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Coordinator/Counselor

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Clinical Counselors

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Complementary Therapists

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Complementary Therapies

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Day Program

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Dietitians

Education

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Educational Coordinators

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Grief Group Facilitator

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Home Consultation Services

Home Support (Homemaking)

Inpatient Consultation

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Inpatient Facility (PCU)

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Music Therapists

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Nurses

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Nursing Visits

Occupational Therapists

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Outpatient Clinics

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Personal Support Workers

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Pain & Symptom Management

Pharmacists  

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Physicians

Physician Visits

Physiotherapists

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Psychologists

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Quick Response / Emergency Response Research

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Respiratory Therapists

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Respite Care

Social Workers

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Social Work Counseling

Speech / Language Therapists

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Spiritual / Pastoral Support

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Volunteer Coordinators

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Volunteer Support

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Other:

Volunteers

Spiritual / Pastoral Care Workers

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