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Dedicated Hospice Palliative Care Unit

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  • Adults

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A nine-bed unit is located at the Pasqua Hospital. It provides short-term care, symptom management, plans for discharge or end-of-life care.

The unit provides a private room for each client. Visiting hours are flexible and overnight stays for loved ones may be accommodated. Family room/kitchen and sun room are also available on the unit. A computer is available for families and client use in the library.

Admission to the 9 bed Palliative Care Unit is based upon:

  • clinical need related to symptoms
  • crisis respite
  • physician referral
  • space availability

The goals of the Palliative Care Unit are:

  • To provide short-term care of clients needing relief of symptoms such as pain, nausea, anxiety and restlessness.
  • To relieve suffering and help clients/families cope and find meaning during this difficult time.
  • To assist with plans for discharge, and to provide end-of-life-care.