ePAC blog: The Palliative Outreach Resource Team (PORT) Launches in Victoria

NURS456 practicum students Sydney Hofmeyr & Rowen Harris write about the launch of the The Palliative Outreach Resource Team (PORT) on the ePAC blog.

PORT provides health care services and acts as a bridge between people with serious illnesses and their caregivers, palliative care, and other health and social support systems at the end-of-life. PORT serves individuals who have been unable to access services as a result of precarious housing, racism, isolation, homelessness, poverty, and stigma. In Canada, a place where healthcare is mandated to be accessible, universal and portable, PORT addresses needs that have gone unmet for this segment of Victoria’s community.

Read the full post on the ePAC blog.