Palliative Care Program, St. Peter's Hospital

Provides interprofessional palliative/end of life care to people experiencing any life threatening illness. Focuses on patient and family-driven decision making to maintain comfort, quality of life, spirituality, autonomy, and dignity of each dying person. Part of the Hamilton Health Sciences Network.

Organizations that offer this Service
Hamilton Health Sciences
Sites that offer this Service
St. Peter's Hospital
Sunday:
Closed

Monday:
8:00-17:00 16:00-19:00
Office Pre-booked tours

Tuesday:
8:00-17:00 16:00-19:00
Office Pre-booked tours

Wednesday:
8:00-17:00 16:00-19:00
Office Pre-booked tours

Thursday:
8:00-17:00 16:00-19:00
Office Pre-booked tours

Friday:
8:00-17:00 16:00-19:00
Office Pre-booked tours

Saturday:
Closed

Work: 905-521-2100 x12250
Work: 905-521-2100 x12234
Website: Website

88 Maplewood Ave
Hamilton, ON
L8M 1W9

Eligibility

Patients must meet all six criteria:

  1. require the expertise of an on-site, palliative care interprofessional team to manage symptoms and distress
  2. are in the final stages of a life threatening illness
  3. have goals of care promoting comfort approach rather than aggressive treatment
  4. have a life expectancy ranging from several hours up to several months in duration
  5. have care needs that cannot be met at home or in another setting with the available resources
  6. are aged 18 years or older
Areas Served
Hamilton
Fees
Fee
None
Co-payment as set out by Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
Languages
English
Application Instructions

Any individual can make a referral. Self-referrals are also accepted. Call to book a tour.
Urgent admission to the St. Peter's Palliative Care Program can usually be arranged within 48 hours following a referral.

Classifications
Last Full Update
October 29, 2020