Palliative care program earns national recognition
The Freeman Centre for the Advancement of Palliative Care is the only adult palliative care program in the country to be recognized in its entirety as a Leading Practice by Accreditation Canada.
Practices included in Accreditation Canada's Leading Practices Database are recognized as being particularly innovative and effective in improving the quality of care.
"Having access to comprehensive, high-quality palliative care services improves a patient's overall care and quality of life while decreasing the number of unnecessary emergency department visits and intensive care unit admissions," says
Dr. Daryl Roitman
, Director of the Freeman Centre.
"I am proud to work with such a dedicated group of people every day."