Who can make a referral?
You can make a patient referral if you work as or belong to the following organizations:
When can I refer a patient?
You can make a referral anytime you need help to support patients with a life limiting disease.
The RPCT Team is here to help 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
About the RPCT
The Regional Palliative Care Consultation Team includes nurse practitioners and specialists, advance practice nurses and physicians with expertise in palliative care.
RPCT does not take over care, but partners with doctors, nurses and community hospitals through providing expert advice and support. The team includes staff from both Bruyère and the Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain.
"We believe that everyone should feel empowered and supported to provide exemplary palliative care."
The RPCT provides support for any patient with a life-limiting illness (cancer, organ failure, dementia, etc.) who has the following:
Any Palliative Performance Scale (PPS) Score is eligible. A DNR does not need to be completed.