Red Deer Hospice


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What are your admission/referral criteria?

Life ending disease, life expectancy of 4 months or less, PPS of 50% or less, family physician provides 24hr coverage, DNR, client and family are aware and accepting of the terminal nature of their disease.

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


“What can you do for me?”


We are able to provide 24/7 nursing management of all medications, physical needs, nutrition, laundry, emotional and psycho-social support- allowing the family to be "the family".

 

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

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Bereavement Support

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Child and Youth Coordinator/Counsellor

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Clinical Counsellors

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Complementary Therapists

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x

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Complementary therapies

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Day Program

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Dietitians

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x

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Education

 

 

 

 

Educational Coordinators

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Grief Group Facilitator

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x

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Home Consultation Services

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Home Support (Homemaking)

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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

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Occupational Therapists

x

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x

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Outpatient Clinics

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Personal Support Workers

x

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x

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Pain & Symptom Management

x

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x

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Pharmacists     

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x

x

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Physicians

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x

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Physician Visits

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x

x

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Physiotherapists

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x

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Psychologists

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Quick Response / Emergency Response

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Research

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Respiratory Therapists

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x

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Respite Care

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Social Workers

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Social Work / Counselling

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Speech / Language Therapists

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Spiritual / Pastoral Care Workers

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x

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Spiritual / Pastoral Support

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Volunteer Coordinators

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x