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Program: Palliative Care  
Organization: St Joseph's Health Care London
Parkwood Institute
Complex Care Program
Phone Numbers: 519-646-6100 ext 42504
Fax: 519-685-4589
Email: complexcare@sjhc.london.on.ca
Website: www.sjhc.london.on.ca/complex-care/palliative-care
Address:
Main Bldg
PO Box 5777, Stn B
London, ON
N6A 4V2
Street
Address
:
550 Wellington Rd
London
 
Intersection: Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Location: London (South)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Visiting hours are unrestricted
Service Description: Inpatient palliative care unit (some private rooms available)

Care by an interdisciplinary team focused on physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs

Reasons for admission:
  • Symptom Control - A temporary admission to improve quality of life with a view to discharge
  • Assessment - A temporary admission to determine an appropriate level of care for patients who are experiencing difficulty being cared for in the community
  • Family Respite - A temporary admission to help family recuperate and continue their caregiving role
  • Terminal Care - A permanent admission for end-of-life care
  • Long Term Palliative - A permanent admission for those whose care needs cannot be met in the community and who meet specific admission criteria

Facilities include a kitchen and lounge for family and patient use * pet visits with some restrictions * grief and bereavement support available

Fees: Beds are classified as complex care beds * long stay patients are subject to chronic co-payment charges
Application: Application form
Complex Continuing/Respite Care - Application for Complex Care, Respite Care and STAP can be obtained by email or accessing application online
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults 18 years and older with a progressive life threatening illness for which curative treatment has ceased
Languages: English
Language Note: Interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served:
London and Middlesex  
See Also: Hospital-Based Palliative Care

This information was last completely updated on May 31, 2018

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