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As part of our continued support of high quality palliative care within the Mississauga Halton LHIN we want to ensure that our patients, caregivers and healthcare partners feel supported during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope that you find the following resources and links valuable during this unprecedented time.
Please note, due to the rapidly changing nature of this information, we will do our best to keep this information current.
Additional Useful Websites
Halton Healthcare COVID-19 Info and Updates (Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital, Milton District Hospital, Georgetown Hospital)
Trillium Health Partners the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) (Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital, Queensway Health Centre)
Hospice Palliative Care Ontario's free, conﬁdential stress, grief and bereavement support line 1‐866‐485‐4204 Toll Free (7 days a week ‐ 7 AM TO 10 PM)
For Physicians & Healthcare Providers
In addition to resources listed below we encourage physicians to review the Academic Detailing: The Palliative Approach to Care in the Mississauga Halton LHIN. Developed by the Mississauga Halton Palliative Care Network, this resource brings together into one document palliative care best practices and local resources. Clinical tools referenced in this document can be found here.
We also encourage physicians and healthcare providers to take advantage of free access to two COVID-specific Palliative Care modules developed by Pallium Canada. These online sessions can be found here www.pallium.ca/course/covid-19-response-free-online-modules
Mississauga Halton Palliative Care Network Recommendations for Palliative Care Services in Hospital, Palliative Care Units, Residential Hospice, Long Term Care, Retirement Homes and Community during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Personal Protective Equipment
Below are only a few clinical tools commonly used when treating patients with palliative care needs. To see more, please visit the Clinical Tools page of our site - click here
Goals of Care Discussions
For Patients & Caregivers
Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care Discussions