Focused on Family and Community Health
Since 2010, Brameast Family Health Organization has specialized in the delivery of an intensified home palliative care service for patients within the Brampton community. Recent research has demonstrated that the majority of patients who are approaching end of life wish to die at home. However, the majority continue to die in a hospital setting. At Brameast Family Health Organization, more than 80% of the patients in our palliative care program die at home per their wishes. Your physician (either a specialist or your family physician) will usually determine that you require end-of-life palliative care. However, a patient doesn’t require a direct referral from their physician to transfer into our palliative care program.
Palliative care is appropriate for patients in all disease stages, from those still undergoing active medical treatment to those who are nearing the end of life. The goal of palliative care is to improve the quality of life for the patient by providing pain and symptom management, along with support to the patient and their caregivers. In our home care programs, patients can expect the following:
Part of McMaster University’s Family Medicine Teaching Program, Brameast Family Health Organization is proud to be rated the “gold standard” in family practice palliative care in the Brampton area. Contact Brameast Family Health Organization to request more information about our palliative care. We look forward to answering any questions or addressing any concerns you may have about the process. You can also learn more about what our palliative care is actually like by reading about us in the local news: