Patients care and services

  • 12 private bedrooms for patients requiring in-house, end-of-life care.
  • Specialized palliative care nurses providing care 24/7
  • Psychological, social and spiritual support is provided to patients and their loves ones
  • Customized care based on individual needs
  • Care is provided with respect for the individual’s right to privacy, autonomy and beliefs
  • Care decisions are made in partnership with the patient, his/her loved ones and the clinical team

In addition to the comfort-focused care provided by our interdisciplinary team, we have a 24-hour visiting policy (including pets), a family lounge area and the option of staying overnight with the patient.

Services for caregivers and loved ones

St. Raphael’s team of physicians, nurses, therapists, social workers and spiritual care providers as well as volunteers collaborate to address the emotional, social and spiritual needs of the patients’ loved ones.

Trained volunteers provide companionship and support while patients are being cared for at St. Raphael’s. Optional bereavement support is offered to caregivers and loved ones for up to one year following a death.

Learn more about the care and services offered to family members, caregivers and bereaved persons on the St. Raphael’s Day Centre page.