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Box 2003
Weyburn, Saskatchewan
S4H 2Z9
Tel: (306) 842-8399
For General Inquiries:
info@schr.sk.ca

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Palliative Care

The Palliative Care Program improves the quality of living and dying by addressing the physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual and practical support of individuals and their loved ones coping with a life threatening illness.

Sun Country Health Region supports palliative care clients and their family with a team approach, utilizing Professions like physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, dietitians, pharmacists and social workers and others as necessary.

The focus of palliative care is to neither hasten nor postpone death but rather to make the last stages of life comfortable and peaceful.  The goals of our program are to prevent and relieve suffering (physical, emotional, social and spiritual).

Services Provided:
- Assessment and management of pain and other symptoms.
- Physical, emotional, social and spiritual support
- Educational support
- Bereavement – offers a variety of care to help understand anticipate loss and grief.

Eligibility for SCHR’s Palliative Care Services:
- Clients, any age, with a progressive, life threatening incurable illness
- No longer seeking a cure
- Illness is deem incurable
- Life expectancy is less than 6 months 

Referral Process:
Referrals made for service may be initiated by any person directly involved with the client and has the client’s consent.

You do not need a physician referral to receive services. Referral may be initiated by contacting your nearest Home Care Office.

Cost:
Palliative Care Services provided in the home will be consistent with Community Home Care Charges.  Contact your nearest Home Care office for specifics.

Contact

Palliative Care Coordinator
Box 5000,
1174 Nicholson Rd
Estevan, SK
S4A 2V6
Tel: 306-637-3636
      306-637-3630

Palliative Care Coordinator
Box 2003,
Weyburn SK
S4H 2Z9
Hospital
Tel: 306-842-6870
      306-842-8206