Are you a health care professional who cares for palliative patients, and needs support?
The Regional Palliative Consultation Team (RPCT) is here for you.
We are are an inter-professional team of palliative-care experts, including nurse practitioners, advanced practice nurses, nurse specialists and doctors. Our team is a partnership between Bruyère Continuing Care, and Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain.
Offering palliative-care expertise to health care professionals, including:
"We believe that everyone should feel empowered and supported to provide exemplary palliative care."
Referral Criteria. To get access to our support, your patient must:
1. Have a life-limiting illness that is actively progressing, and requires assistance with one or more of the following:
2. Be receiving nursing services from Home and Community Care Support Services Champlain (or a referral has been sent), or has access to 24/7 nursing care through their facility or other home-care program.
3. Have a primary care provider (GP or NP) who will continue as the most responsible provider and remain in regular contact.
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.