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PALLIATIVE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE

A dignified end of life, accompanied and appeased

PALLIATIVE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE AT HOME

Palliative and end-of-life care services are a set of healthcare services designed for patients of all ages, including children, adults, and seniors, with an end-stage illness for which there is no available treatment or cure.

This type of care, of course, is decided by your doctor and our nurses will follow the order signed by the latter.

SPCV’s Palliative and end-of-life care services are a set of care offered at home and in the comfort of your home, which includes the following services​

 
  • Nursing (oral care, position changes, general care, pain management)
  • Social Work Services
  • Care and assistance services
  • Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Services
  • Equipment loan service if your situation requires it
  • Nutrition Services
  • Pharmaceutical services
  • Respiratory therapy services
  • Services for caregivers
  • Mourning and spiritual care
  • Support and comfort for patients and for their families during all phases of their illness and through bereavement

The goals of palliative and end-of-life care

  • Help relieve physical and mental suffering in order to improve and maintain your quality of life with the least amount of discomfort, as long as possible until death
  • Reduce or relieve your physical and psychological symptoms, especially pain
  • Respect of your decisions, choices, values, dignity, and autonomy; of the person and his / her caregivers
  • Help to die more peacefully and with dignity
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