A unique program started eight months ago to help palliative care patients in P.E.I. receive care in their own homes evenings and weekends is being declared a big success.

The program, Paramedics Providing Palliative Care at Home, began last December and allows palliative care patients living at home to get care from paramedics, especially for pain and symptom management. Previously, a 911 call from a palliative care patient would typically lead to the patient being taken to a hospital. Continue reading