Winnipeg man decries ‘degrading and dehumanizing’ lack of palliative home care for partner | CBC News

Katherine Ellis came home from hospital in January, still hasn’t gotten home care, partner says.

When Katherine Ellis decided to come home for palliative care last month after being diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer, she thought she’d be comfortable, spending her final days surrounded by loved ones.

Instead, the 62-year-old Winnipeg woman has been lying in the same bedsheets for weeks without more than a sponge bath because the help she was promised never arrived, her partner of a decade said.

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