Hospice Care

Programs that provide a full range of supportive services for terminally ill individuals who are in the final stages of their illnesses and for their families. Services may include medical care, pain and symptom management, home nurse visitation, case management, emotional and spiritual support, and bereavement services for the patient and members of the family. Hospice care may be provided at home, in a freestanding hospice facility, a hospice unit of a hospital or in long-term care facilities such as nursing homes.

 

Services

Online information and support about advanced illness, palliative and end-of-life care, loss, and grief

Online website of Canadian Virtual Hospice. Offers a number of virtual services to aid with advanced illness, palliative end-of-life care, loss and grief.

Web resource for advanced illness, palliative end-of-life care, loss and grief.

Offers a number of resources related to hospice end-of-life care.

Services include:

Offers a number of resources related to hospice end-of-life care.

Services include:

  • list of end-of-life doulas working in Canada
  • education and training for end-of-life doulas
  • list of other community resources

The website for the Death Doula Ontario Network. Through this website visitors can find information about a variety of hospice care related resources as well as access a list of end-of-life doulas working in Ontario.

The website for the End of Life Doula Association of Canada. Through this website visitors can find information about becoming a doula as well as information about a number of other services related to hospice care.

Also maintains a list of end-of-life doulas in Canada.

A professional association with a mission to increase public knowledge in death literacy, enhance end of life care skills and provide up to date resources and information. This network supports end-of-life doulas through resource sharing and ongoing education and learning support.

A professional association dedicated to promoting high quality end of life care through training and education end-of-life doulas to support people during the dying process.

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