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Programs & Services


Tertiary Palliative Care Unit

Provides care and support for palliative patients with complicated problems.

Offers care and support for people with a life-limiting illness. Service includes caring for each client’s physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs. Treatment is offered for symptoms that have been hard to manage and need ongoing monitoring.

Once clients are stable, they are discharged to the most appropriate care setting. The average length of stay is 3 to 4 weeks, but may be longer.

Contact Details

Grey Nuns Community Hospital

Address
1100 Youville Drive NW
Edmonton, Alberta
T6L 5X8
Telephone
780-735-7044
Fax
780-735-7700
Getting There

Public transportation available

Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Access
Service Providers May Include
chaplains, dietitians, doctors, health care aids (HCAs), licensed practical nurses (LPNs), music therapists, occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, physical therapists (PTs), psychologists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers volunteers
Eligibility

Adults who are:

  • patients must have agreed to a Goals of Care designation of M or C
  • have physical and psychosocial symptoms that cannot be managed anywhere else
Referral Needed

A doctor’s referral is needed.

Partners

Partners/affiliations

Edmonton Zone Palliative Care Program