Table 2.

Types of palliative care services provided by responding clinics

SERVICE OFFEREDONTARIO (N = 102), N (%)EASTERN QUEBEC (N = 39), N (%)
Care for ambulatory patients with progressive illness85 (83)29 (74)
Home visits to provide end-of-life care for patients80 (78)36 (92)
Care coverage provided outside of regular office hours54 (53)24 (62)
Advance care planning78 (76)26 (67)
Grief and bereavement support68 (67)9 (23)
Care for patients in long-term care facilities43 (42)20 (51)
Care for patients in residential hospices18 (18)22 (56)
Care for patients in palliative care units16 (16)16 (41)