Palliative Care

Programs that provide for the comprehensive management of the physical, psychological, social, spiritual and existential needs of patients with the objective of helping them achieve the best possible quality of life through relief of suffering, control of symptoms and restoration of functional capacity while remaining sensitive to personal, cultural and religious values, beliefs and practices. The focus of palliative care is on people with incurable, progressive illnesses who are in the early stages of their illness. Palliative care may be provided in a wide variety of health care settings including hospitals, nursing facilities, hospice facilities and the person's own home; and may be coordinated with other services including curative therapies.

 

Services

Provides support services by qualified professionals that improve the quality of life for seniors.  Hourly, weekend, short term, long term, and respite care available.  Staff are properly screened, fully licensed and insured.  Services include:

Personal care

Retirement and assisted living facility in Waterdown.  Provides support services by qualified professionals that improve the quality of life for seniors.  Hourly, weekend, short term, long term, and respite care available.  Fees vary according to service and level of care provided.  Staff are pro

Provides a specialized team of visiting palliative nurses, who support clients facing life-threatening illness with the aim of promoting an optimum quality of life for clients' and their caregivers, with particular attention to physical comfort and emotional well-being.  Care is offered in the cl

Programs provide a variety of at-home services which are tailored to meet the needs of each individual client.

Services include:

In-home health care offered in private homes, long-term care homes, group homes, hospitals, and community settings.

Services include:

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.

Provides 24-hour residential hospice and palliative care to individuals with a life-limiting illness. Offers nursing care, pain and symptom management, psychological, social, and spiritual support. 

Provides nursing care for seniors and individuals of any age needing disease care, special needs care, or mental illness care. Services are offered both in private homes and in nursing homes and health care facilities.

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