Community Hospice Palliative Care Team (CHPCT)

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Community Hospice Palliative Care Team (CHPCT)
1028 South Bay Road, Sudbury, ON P3E 6J7
Tel.: 705-586-CARE (2273)

The CHPCT is a group of health care providers who deliver integrated, multi-disciplinary, hospice palliative care to clients in their homes and/or in consultation with other health care providers.

Roles of the Community Hospice Palliative Care Team

  • It is a community-based program providing hospice palliative care services in the last 12 months of life.
  • Assists in building primary care capacity by coordination of joint home visits by a member of the team with the most responsible practitioner.
  • Manages the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of clients and families, in their home, in consultation with other health care providers.
  • 24/7 contact with palliative care nurse for those patients followed solely by our Team.
  • Provides education and additional support services to enable clients to live and die in the location of their choice.
  • Ensures seamless transition to Hospice based on client’s choice.
  • Provides grief & bereavement support, through one-on-one interactions, and discussion/support groups.
  • Makes referrals to the Visiting Hospice Service to ensure volunteer support for your family.

Who can be referred to the CHPCT?

  • Clients with a life limiting illness that have a prognosis of 12 months or less.

CHPCT Referral and Admission Process

Referrals are accepted from:

  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioner Clinics
  • Home and Community Care Nurse Practitioners and Care Coordinators
  • Long-Term Care & Nursing Providers
  • North East Cancer Center Symptom Management Clinic (NECC SMC)
  • A self-referral will trigger a call to the Most Responsible Physician to discuss the integrated role of the CHPCT

Our Team

Hospice Physicians

Manager of CHPCT


Team of Registered Nurses

Manager of Supportive Care & Grief Services

Community Team Members

  • Palliative Nurse Practitioner
  • North East Cancer Centre Symptom Management Clinic

Community Partners

  • Home and Community Care Support Servcies (HCCSS)
    Care Coordination – Palliative Team