Palliative Care

Palliative Care in Metro Vancouver

Vigilant attention is necessary for individuals with chronic illnesses and other disabling conditions especially when such illnesses mean a limited life expectancy for the patients.

Palliative Care is part of Hospice Care and focuses more on creative comfortable living environments for the individual when recuperative treatment is not longer effective. Most of the patients we attend to for Home Health Care in Metro Vancouver have been diagnosed with:

  • Cancer
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Diabetes
  • Heart Disease
  • Osteoporosis
  • Emphysema
  • Stroke
  • Fractures
  • Pneumonia

We understand the level of difficulty involved in caregiving for patients with life-limiting conditions. Our staff is prepared to face their journeys with them and keeping the faith that life can still be beautiful despite these health issues.

Peachtacular Home Health Care (PHHC) offers Palliative Care which includes but is not limited to:

  • Monitor medication response and adverse effects
  • Monitor Blood Pressure, Pulse and Respiratory Status
  • Check Glucose Levels and Give Insulin
  • Draw Blood Samples
  • Evaluate Nutrition and Hydration
  • Evaluate bowel and bladder response
  • Assist Patient Health Status/ Complication Prevention
  • Wound Care
  • Catheter Care
  • Diabetic Teaching
  • Colostory / Ileostomy Care
  • Chest Percussion
  • PT / INR testing
  • Pain Management
  • Rehabilitation Exercise
  • Apply for Provider Services

Our Personal Support Worker/Caregiver provides and continues a monitoring system to evaluate client quality care and safety. Hand washing is strictly implemented by our PSW/Caregiver to prevent infection from occurring and to record those that do occur. PSW/Caregivers are educated and well trained in the prevention of transmission of infectious diseases.

Our Care Manager conducts a routine measurement of quality based on our client’s perception. We embrace our clients, assisting through compassionate care to control pain and symptoms of illness and ensure the best quality of life until the end.

To know more about Palliative care services and to request for it, you may contact Peachtacular Home Health Care (PHHC) as soon as possible at 778-859-2695. We hope to provide your loved one with compassionate end-of-life care. Conquering the disease even in their last remaining days matter!