Advanced Illness and Palliative Care
The diagnosis of a palliative or advanced illness can often be challenging and complex. Spectrum Health Care’s advanced illness and palliative care services are designed to support the unique needs of a patient's diagnosis by focusing on the physical, emotional and spiritual care required for a patient and their family support system.
Our advanced illness and cancer palliative care services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and are provided by a multi-disciplinary team of health professionals.
Are advanced illness and cancer palliative care services right for your loved one?
If your loved one has been diagnosed with an advanced illness or require palliative care for cancer, our team of dedicated health care professionals can develop a customized care plan that is flexible and adaptable to the various stages of your loved one's condition.
Our advanced illness, palliative care and palliative nursing services include:
- 24/7 access to our interdisciplinary team of clinicians, including physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, personal support workers, physiotherapists, companions, paramedics, wellness practitioners and spiritual/bereavement care providers
- Dedicated program managers to provide ongoing assessments of care plans
- Family caregiver relief and practical supports
- Information services to help your loved one navigate the health care system