Palliative home care is compassionate end of life care which is provided to an individual who is terminally ill. The individual and/or his/her substitute decision maker have determined that treatment to extend their life is no longer the primary goal.
Palliative Home Care Services include:
The fee for home support services are based on your income therefore you may or may not be required to pay a fee for service. Nursing services are free. A Care Coordinator will advise you about any fees you may have to pay.
Call 1-800-225-7225 a Care Coordinator will set up an in home visit to complete a care assessment. If you already have a Care Coordinator, speak with him/her about this service.
Every effort is made to provide this service to you as quickly as possible.
A Care Coordinator will check in with you/substitute decision maker and your caregivers/service providers on an on-going basis. If your needs change, your services will change to reflect your care needs.
You may need to consider other service options. A Care Coordinator can help with these decisions, including determining whether long-term care is the right option for you.