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Programs & Services

Palliative Care Consult Team (Inpatient)

These teams' complete comprehensive assessments and provide recommendations to primary care providers for complex symptom management. A referral from your doctor or nurse practitioner is needed when they want help for these palliative care services.

PEOLC is both a philosophy and an approach to care that enables all individuals with a life-limiting and/or life-threatening illness to receive integrated and coordinated care across the continuum. This care incorporates patient and family values, preferences and goals of care, and spans the disease process from early diagnosis to end of life, including bereavement. Palliative and End-of-Life Care Alberta Provincial Framework (2014)

Our Services Include:

  • providing consultative services for patients with a life-limiting illness
  • collaborating closely with doctors, nurse practitioners, Home Care staff and hospital teams
  • supporting patients with a life-limiting illness, and their families, with their physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs
  • assessing the need and supporting the planning for care options including palliative Home Care, Tertiary Palliative Care Unit or hospice

Service Providers May Include
palliative nurse consultants, palliative nurse practitioners (NPs), palliative physicians

palliative diagnosis

Referral Needed

Referral is from a Physician or Nurse Practitioner.

Service Locations
Also Known As
Edmonton Zone Palliative Care Community Consult Team, Pain and Symptom Control Telehealth Clinic, Telehealth Pain and Symptom Control Palliative Radiotherapy Clinic
Hospice, Pain Clinic