Providing care and support for patients and their families throughout the cancer journey.
Palliative care is a special kind of care that aims to relieve suffering and improve the quality of life and dying for those diagnosed with progressive, incurable illness.
Improved access to essential services in a timely manner.
Compassionate care and support from our multi-disciplinary team.
Improved quality of life with pain and symptom management.
Guidance with advanced care planning for the future.
Psychological, social and spiritual support.
Hope and encouragement.
Assistance to bridge any gaps or barriers experienced in the healthcare system.
Depending on an individual`s needs, the following healthcare professionals may be a member of the Cancer & Palliative Care Team working with individuals:
MRPCN Palliative Nurse Practitioner
Mental Health Staff
Cancer Support Group(s)
Cancer & Palliative Care may be received at all stages of the illness. It is best introduced early in care and can be received at the same time as active treatments.