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Palliative Care was first coined by Dr. Balfour Mount of the Royal Victoria Hospital in Montreal, who chose the term to describe medical care that would alleviate the suffering of dying patients and ease their way toward the end of life.
Although there are many ways of understanding the term, palliative care today usually implies addressing the needs - physical, mental, and spiritual of chronically ill and dying patients
An award-winning web site with resources on life-threatening illness and end-of-life issues; features its own extensive search engine, as well as links to international professional forums sponsored by diverse groups.
Growth House Radio seeks to improve the quality of compassionate care for people who are dying. They offer several different channels with music and easy-listening education features on end-of-life care.
A Montreal-based in-home care management company focused on physical, emotional, and spiritual wellbeing. Because geographic distance, career responsibilities and changing lifestyles have made it increasingly difficult for family caregivers to provide the ideal level of care and time commitment for their loved ones, Equinoxe specializes in holistic geriatric and palliative care.
4999 Ste. Catherine St. West, Suite 235, Montreal (QC) H3Z 1T3