Squamish Hospice Society


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What are your admission/referral criteria?

  • Advanced life-limiting illness
  • Estimated prognosis of less than 6 months
  • No plans for aggressive anti-disease treatment which requires extensive monitoring (i.e. chemotherapy, total parenteral nutrition, dialysis)
  • Agreeable to no attemts to resuscitate if the individual's heart should stop ofr the person were to stop breathing

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

"What can you do for me?"

Our team are experts at providing symptom management and comfort care to individuals with advanced life limiting illness. We assist individuals to have the best quality of life they can, and help them to be in the setting of their choice including home if that is what they and their family would like.

 

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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Complementary therapies

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Day Program

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Dietitians

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Education

 

 

 

 

Educational Coordinators

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Grief Group Facilitator

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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

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Outpatient Clinics

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Personal Support Workers

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Pain & Symptom Management

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Pharmacists    

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Physicians

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Physician Visits

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Physiotherapists

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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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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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Spiritual / Pastoral Support

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Volunteer Coordinators

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Volunteers

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Volunteer Support

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Other (please specify): _________________ 

    

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