What we do
We provide palliative and end-of-life care in the community both in private homes and personal care homes. The type of services you receive are based on your care needs, and can include:
- home visits from member(s) of the interdisciplinary team;
- support to help you manage pain and other symptoms;
- access to equipment and other supplies needed for care, such as a hospital bed, incontinence supplies, nutritional supplements and oxygen;
- access to home support for personal care, household management and respite, as applicable;
- individual and family counselling; and/or
- spiritual support .
Who we see
Anyone diagnosed with a life-limiting illness or condition.
There are many health-care providers that may care for you along your illness journey. Those involved in your care will differ depending on your own unique needs, the needs of your family and the location of your care. Learn more.
How to access this service
Please reach out to your health-care provider or call your local community health office if you or someone you know has a life-limiting illness and could benefit from palliative care in the community.
Did you know that of the 75 per cent of Canadians who want to die at home, those who access palliative home care services in the last year of their lives are 2.5 times more likely to do so?
Where we are and how to reach us
St. John’s and surrounding area
Rural Avalon and Peninsulas
|Heart’s Content||709-588-2565||Come By Chance||709-542-3507|
|Holyrood||709- 229-1551||Grand Bank||709-832-1602|
|St. Bride’s||709-337-2260||Placentia West||709-443-2100|
|St. Mary’s||709-525-2100||St. Lawrence||709-873-2880|
Hours of operation
Hours of operation at community health offices vary. Please contact your local community health office for hours of operation.