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Programs & Services


Palliative Care Consult Team (Inpatient)

Offers support for managing your palliative care problems and concerns and assessments for palliative care placements for people with a progressive disease that no longer responds to treatments aimed at a cure.

Provides help to your health care team in managing your problems and concerns. This service is available in all care settings in the Edmonton Zone.

At home or in a hospital your main health care team provides your palliative care. A referral from your Doctor or Nurse Practitioner is needed when they want help from the palliative care service.

Our Services Include:

  • Providing consultative services and working closely with doctors, Nurse Practitioners, Home Care staff and hospital teams
  • Helping provide full care (physical, emotional, mental and spiritual) to the patient and family with a life-limiting disease
  • Assessing the need for transfer to the Tertiary Palliative Care Unit or to a hospice palliative care unit

Contact Details

Misericordia Community Hospital

Address
16940 87 Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta
T5R 4H5
Telephone
780-735-2000 (switchboard)
Email
PalliativeConsultTeam@covenanthealth.ca
Getting There

Public Parking available Main Hospital Visitor Parking.

Accessible parking availble on south side of Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre.

Public transportation is available on 87 Ave.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Note

After hours physician on call.

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

palliative diagnosis

Referral Needed

Referral is from a Physician or Nurse Practitioner.

Wait Times

An estimated wait time for a consult is 1-3 business days.

Hospice placement varies based on availability of beds.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
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Edmonton Zone Palliative Care Community Consult Team