What is Supportive Care?
Supportive Care is care offered to improve the quality of life of people who have a serious or life-threatening illness. The goal of supportive care is to prevent or treat the symptoms of the illness, side effects caused by treatment, and psychological, social, and spiritual concerns related to the illness or disease or its treatment as early as possible.
What is the Harold & Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care?
The Harold & Veronica Savage Centre for Supportive Care is a facility located in Ladner, BC. Adjacent to the Irene Thomas Hospice Residence and Delta Hospital and across from Municipal Hall, it is ground level and accessible to all. It provides a coordinated source of information, referral, education and support to enhance care to individuals and family in the community as well as patients and families of the Irene Thomas Hospice Residence.
There is no charge for Information and support services, counselling and equipment loan.