Programs

North Shore Palliative & Supportive Care Program

Category:
Home Health
Organization
Vancouver Coastal Health

Specialized medical care for people with serious illnesses. The program is focused on providing patients with relief from the symptoms, pain, and stress of a serious illness -- whatever the diagnosis.

The goal is to improve quality of life for the patient and the family.

Care is provided by a team of doctors, nurses, and other specialists who work together with a patient's other doctors to provide an extra layer of support.

Palliative care is appropriate at any age and at any stage in a serious illness and can be provided along with any beneficial treatment.

Anybody can refer a patient to this program.

Donations of support for hospice care can be directed to the Lions Gate Hospital Foundation.

Mandate

To help people suffering from serious and chronic illnesses. Help client gain the strength to carry on with daily life, improve ability to tolerate medical treatments and help have more control over care by better understanding choices for treatment options.

Program Team:

Multidisciplinary Team includes Physicians, Pharmacists, Nurses, Social Workers, Music Therapists, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapist, Speech/Language Pathologists, Bereavement Counsellors, Chaplain, Volunteers.

Referral:
Yourself, Family, GP, Specialist, Other Professional
Language(s):
English
Interpreter Available:
No
Program Fee:
No
Contact Person
Office
Phone : 604-984-5738
Fax : 604-984-3743

Web Links

Homepage:
http://www.coastalpalliativecare.ca

Locations

Lions Gate Hospital

Address
231 15th St E
North Vancouver, V7L-2L7

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