Royal Alexandra Hospital Palliative Care Program


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What are your admission/referral criteria?

Referral by attending physician as we are a consult program.

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

“What can you do for me?”
 

As a consult team of palliative physicians, nurse practitioners, and nurse consultants working directly with individual hospital units' interdisciplinary team members, we provide support and suggestions to the physician caring for you and your family by managing symptoms such as pain, nausea, shortness of breath, anxiety and depression, coping with social and emotional distress, and facilitating discharge including referral to a palliative care unit.

Staff/Service

By Dedicated Staff

Upon Request

In Program/Service

In Home

Animal Therapists

 

 

 

 

Art Therapists

 

 

 

 

Bereavement Coordinators

 

 

 

 

Bereavement Support

 

 

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Child and Youth Coordinator/Counsellor

 

 

 

 

Clinical Counsellors

 

 

 

 

Complementary Therapists

 

 

 

 

Complementary therapies

 

 

 

 

Day Program

 

 

 

 

Dietitians

 

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Education

   

 

Educational Coordinators

 

 

 

 

Grief Group Facilitator

 

 

 

 

Home Consultation Services

     

 

Home Support (Homemaking)

     

 

Inpatient consultation

 

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Inpatient Facility (PCU)

 

 

 

 

Music Therapists

 

 

 

 

Nurses

   

 

Nursing Visits

     

 

Occupational Therapists

 

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Outpatient Clinics

 

 

 

 

Personal Support Workers

     

 

Pain & Symptom Management

   

 

Pharmacists    

 

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Physicians

 

 

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Physician Visits

 

 

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Physiotherapists

 

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Psychologists

 

 

 

 

Quick Response / Emergency Response

 

 

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Research

 

 

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Respiratory Therapists

 

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Respite Care

     

 

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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Spiritual / Pastoral Support

 

 

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Volunteer Coordinators

 

 

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Volunteers

 

 

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Volunteer Support

 

 

 

 

Other (please specify):       

    

Access to interpreter services available.