Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program Southwestern Ontario, St Joseph's Health Care London
London and Middlesex County
|Address & Phone(s)|
801 Commissioners Rd E
London, ON N6C 5J1
|Intersection||Commissioners Rd E and Wellington Rd|
|Office Phone||519-685-4292 ext 42376|
|Description & Services|
|Description||Supports service providers in home care agencies (CCACs and contracted providers), long-term care homes, community support services and primary care by providing access to Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Nurse Educators.|
A Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Nurse Educator assists service providers in the application of the Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care, assessment tools and best practice guidelines * offers consultation to service providers in person, by telephone, by videoconference or through e-mail regarding care (e.g., assessment and management of pain and other symptoms) * helps build capacity amongst front line
service providers in the delivery of palliative care * links with specialized hospice palliative care resources.
This service does not provide direct client/patient assessment or care planning * as part of an education/coaching activity with a service provider, a client/patient may be present, however, the service provider remains the one responsible for the care * does not include responding to inquiries or education activities for the general public.
|Eligibility||Health care providers in the community, hospitals and long-term care homes|
|Application||Referral by health care provider- telephone, email|
|Primary Contact||Janette Byrne, Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Nurse Educator|
|Subjects||Pain ; Palliative care|