Grande Prairie Palliative and Hospice

 

Cancer Centre – Grande Prairie: Queen Elizabeth II Hospital

Community Cancer Centres deliver a range of treatments and care options to cancer patients in their home communities including outpatient chemotherapy, education and support for cancer patients.
Address:   10409-98 St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 2E8
Phone:     780-538-7588

 

Home Care – Grande Prairie Home Care

The home care team (RNs, LPNs, OT, PT, Dietician, Social Workers) will deliver care to palliative patients in their home, including pain and symptom management, medication management and education, personal care and respite care. Equipment for the home is also available (e.g. mattresses, wheelchairs, etc.). Social Workers are also available to assist with counseling and other issues (e.g. financial assistance). People may choose to die at home with support from home care if they have a doctor who agrees to care for them there, have an Alberta Health Care Insurance Plan or agree to pay the cost of care at home.
Address:   10121-97 Ave., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 0N5
Phone:     Call the Central Intake Number 1-855-371-4122 to access home care services.

 

Hospice – Grande Prairie: Points West Living Hospice

This hospice has ten beds which are accessed through assessment by a home care case manager.
Address: 11460 – 104 Avenue, Grande Prairie, AB T8V 3G9
Phone: 780-357-5877
Website: www.pointswestliving.com

 

Hospice and Palliative Care Committees and Societies – Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society

Mission Statement
To establish and maintain expert end-of-life care for community members with
a terminal illness & to provide support for their families.
The Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society is dedicated to working for our community by providing and augmenting services, supports and items needed to enhance palliative care.
Address:   Box 21215 Grande Prairie, AB T8V 6W7
Email:      admin@gphospice.ca
Phone:     780-897-0066
Website:   http://www.gphospice.ca/

 

Hospital – Grande Prairie: Queen Elizabeth II Hospital

The hospital has a palliative unit with ten beds. Palliative care services include the management of pain and other symptoms as well as social, emotional, spiritual, and practical support.
Address:   10409-98 St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 2E8
Phone:     780-538-7100

 

Telehealth Pain and Symptom Control Clinic – Edmonton: Cross Cancer Institute

This clinic helps patients with the pain and symptoms associated with cancer. The program provides support to physicians caring for cancer patients in rural and remote communities. Televisions link the remote care centre to a multi-disciplinary team at the Cross Cancer Institute in Edmonton. The multi-disciplinary team can then assess the patient without the patient leaving his or her home community.
Address: 11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 1Z2      

 

Volunteer Resources – Grande Prairie: Queen Elizabeth II Hospital

The Volunteer Resource Coordinator can coordinate a volunteer for palliative support for patients and families in the Grande Prairie healthcare facilities and in their homes upon referrals from nursing and/or families (e.g. QE II Hospital, Home Care, and Public Health).
Address:   10409-98 St., Grande Prairie, AB, T8V 2E8
Phone:     780-538-7342

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