Toronto East General Hospital, Palliative Care Unit


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What are your admission/referral criteria?

  • A prognosis of < 3 months
  • DNR status discussed with patient and family/POA/SDM

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

“What can you do for me?”


You will be cared for by the palliative care interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to manage any discomforting symptoms and enhance your quality of living with support extended to family and friends throughout the process of living and dying.

 

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

 

 

 

 

Complementary Therapists

 

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Complementary therapies

 

 

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Day Program

 

 

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Dietitians

 

 

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Education

 

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Educational Coordinators

 

 

 

 

Grief Group Facilitator

 

 

 

 

Home Consultation Services

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Home Support (Homemaking)

 

 

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Inpatient consultation

 

 

 

 

Inpatient Facility (PCU)

 

 

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Music Therapists

 

 

 

 

Nurses

 

 

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Nursing Visits

 

 

 

 

Occupational Therapists

 

 

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Outpatient Clinics

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Physiotherapists

 

 

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Psychologists

 

 

 

 

Quick Response / Emergency Response

 

 

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Research

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Coordinators

 

 

 

 

Volunteers

 

 

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Volunteer Support

 

 

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Other (please specify): Therapeutic Touch Practitioners/volunteer

    

 

 

 

 

We strive to meet the needs of the dying patient and the family by enhancing their quality of life through to bereavement by the support of the palliative interdisciplinary team.