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Palliative Care Consult Service

On request from any clinician, provides:

• assessment of palliative symptoms and collaborative support in managing complex medications.

• recommendations for optimizing clinical end-of-life care and for supporting families faced with the loss of a loved one

• guidance with Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care.

• mentoring for other clinicians,

• facilitates transitions to alternate care settings such as hospice.

Address

Oilfields General Hospital
717 Government Road
Black Diamond, Alberta
T0L 0H0

Telephone

403-933-2222

Fax

403-933-2031

Wheelchair accessible

For more information please contact the service at this facility.

Getting there

Free parking available on site.

Hours of Operation

24 hour service

Referral needed

A referral is needed to access this service. Call for more information.

Doctors, nurses and allied health professionals can make a Palliative Care Consult Request using the form available through the Palliative Care Central Office at 403-944-2304.

Referral to the Palliative Care Consult Service must be made by the requesting clinician directly to the Palliative Care office. Patients and family do not make consult requests, but can indicate to their health care professional that they would like to be seen by a Palliative Care specialist.

Wait time

Hospitals and long term care ? within 24 hours, patients in the community - 2-5 days, depending on priority.