CHSLD L.-B.- Desjardins is a palliative care home located in beautiful Saint-Sauveur, in the Laurentians of Montreal. We have been providing hospice service and care for the sick, terminally ill and those nearing end of life since 1964.
Additionally, our end-of-life care services are for people of all ages struggling with incurable diseases or situations that compromise their survival, in the more or less short term. These services are not limited only to people with cancer, but also to people with heart, respiratory, degenerative neurological diseases and dementia.
Theses services also help those close to the dying person, especially in terms ofpsychosocial support and respite, in all phases of illness and bereavement. Compassion, respect and dignity are part of our core values and the service offered to clients and their families.
Located in the heart of the Laurentian Mountains, or Laurentides, the mission of the CHSLD L.-B.-Desjardins is to recreate a family and human environment for people at the end of their life, allowing them to pass away peacefully and in peace, surrounded by their loved ones.
Hospice care is of utmost importance when the end is near, ensuring that the dying person will receive the special attention they need. This is why the CHSLD L.-B.- Desjardins focuses on providing adequate care for its clients.
Many find the idea of a loved one staying in a hospital for an extended stay ann unappealing option for a loved one. Many people would rather consider hospice services offered at our long-term care facility. We do our best to assure the care your loved one will receives is of the highest standard. It is important that all patients, especially the elderly, have the chance to spend the last years or months of their lives in the greatest comfort all while in a natural environment.
The palliative care services offered at CHSLD L.-B.- Desjardins allow your loved one to live in their own room and enjoy the presence of their family, while being surrounded by caregivers and highly qualified nurses who will help them obtain quality care all while staying as comfortable as possible.
Personal care services include meal preparation, bathing, eating, mobility, and companionship. We may also offer other personal care services that serve our clients’ unique needs.
Transportation : if your loved one needs a ride to a doctor’s appointment or a social event, we can provide the ride. Also, we can go shopping and put the groceries away, too. We can take your loved one pretty much wherever they would like to go, even if it’s for a ride around town to get out of the house.
- Help around the residence and their rooms
- Alzheimer’s and dementia care
- Respite care
- Hospice assistance
- Care for those who are incontinent
- Care after hospital discharge
- Errand assistance
Our highly qualified nurses provide many crucial services and are readily available to assist your loved one. Some of the services provided include:
- Wound care
- Mobility training
- Pain managing
- Managing of other symptoms that keep your loved one comfortable
- IV therapy
- Dementia care
- Comfort care
- Foot care
- Occupational therapy
- Caring for a person’s ventilator
- Day-to-day chores
Our nursing staff also follows the person’s individualized care plan and can provide constant support and live updates on your loved one’s condition.