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Overview of programs and Services: Intra-professional consultation team and volunteers. Offers assistance with pain & symptom management; emotional support; social support including authorization of the provincial palliative home drug program; link to community equipment loan programs; spiritual support; care giver support and bereavement support.
What languages are your services offered in?: English
Is your program designated as a hospice palliative care program/service?: Yes
What population of hospice palliative care patients/clients does your program/service currently serve?: All Ages
What are your admission/referral criteria?: A referral is required from a health professional to involve all members of the palliative care service with the exception of the palliative physician. For the pallitaive physician to become involved in a person's care a referral must be received from a physician or a nurse practitioner.

Your hospice palliative care program/service provides support and/or care for the following:
Care for all conditions
Anticipatory Grief and Bereavement
Emotional/Spiritual Support

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? "What can you do for me?": We provide a supportive type of care that helps to ease but not cure the pain and symptoms associated with your illness. Our aim is to assist you and your family in relieving symptoms thereby improving the quality of living and dying.