70% of Canadians Do Not Have Access to Palliative Care

  • October 14, 2015
  • Kimberly Srivastava

Bakerlaw is currently exploring the possibility of taking on a case regarding inadequate access to palliative care in Canada. Palliative care is not available in roughly 70% of deaths, though experts report that 90% of deaths would benefit from palliative care. If you are curious about what the case might look like  please review our think paper on the subject here (link to paper).

For more facts on palliative care in Canada, visit the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association website (link to website) or fact sheet (link to fact sheet).




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