The decision to enter hospice palliative care may be a difficult step for a patient and their family. However, there are a number of supports and services that are available for Albertans at each point of their journey. For example, in Alberta, you often have a choice where you would like to receive end of… [More…]
Part of Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley, Speaker Series 2020 Western society tends to ignore the fact of death until it actually has to be faced. This lack of preparation causes additional stress and difficulty for both patients and families. But it need not be so. The talk will explore why and how we can… [More…]
Teepa Snow will be in Olds, Alberta to present her Positive Approach® in Dementia Care Workshop Series. Today’s Voice for Dementia, Teepa Snow is one of the world’s leading advocates and educators for anyone living with dementia. Teepa’s philosophy is reflective of her education, work experience, medical research, and first hand caregiving experiences. Her advocacy… [More…]
Alberta Health Services Palliative/End of Life Care – Calgary Zone invites you to submit an abstract for poster presentation at the 19th Annual Mary O’Connor Palliative and Hospice Care Conference being held April 4, 2019 at the Grey Eagle Resort in Calgary, Alberta. The deadline for abstract submission is 4:00 PM, January 23, 2019. The theme… [More…]
Sundre Palliative Care Association calls upon Deana McNeish, Palliative Care Resource Nurse, who will present useful information for thinking about the care wishes you want to have in place before you become ill, or before you are too ill to make your wishes known. Will include Personal Directives, Goals of Care and the Greensleeve.