Galilee Palliative Care Unit

Equipment / Vehicle
For the purchase of a specially-equipped vehicle and a special reclining bath. The vehicle will be used for the transportation of the scientific staff attending to patients, and for the patients’ transportation to and from the Unit. The special reclining bath will be placed in the Unit of Palliative Care Services building. 
Galilee is a nonprofit organization that was founded by the Metropolis of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki, aiming to create a program on Palliative Care for terminally ill cancer patients who reside in the wider region of Eastern Attica. Galilee, in collaboration with the Oncology Hospital “Agios Savvas”, has been implementing a pilot program on Home Palliative Care since March 2010. The program involves the provision of free medical, nursing and psychological support to cancer patients. These services are offered by an interdisciplinary scientific team, of doctors, nurses, psychologists and social workers.