If death is inevitable, why is discussing it socially taboo? We spend months planning for the MIRACLE of BIRTH, why aren’t we doing the same for the MIRACLE of DEATH? Conversations About the “D” Words has no set agenda, although will include discussions to increase awareness of the choices, experiences, and preparations when it comes… [More…]
The third Tuesday in November marks the annual National Bereavement Day in Canada. On this day, CHPCA encourages Canadians to engage government and all sectors of Canadian society in a national dialogue to identify and support access to the necessary resources for those living with grief and bereavement.
For National Bereavement Day 2020, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is thrilled to present a virtual concert to acknowledge the grief suffered by those who could not visit with their loved one or mourn the way the way they wished to during the COVID-19 pandemic. The concert airs on Sunday November 15, 2020,… [More…]
In celebration of National Hospice Palliative Care day for Children 2020, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association is inviting you to a fireside chat “Children’s hospice palliative care: it takes a village”. Directly or indirectly, we all have a role to play in the interconnected networks of care required to deliver children’s hospice palliative care… [More…]
October 13th marks the first National Children’s Hospice Palliative Care Day in Canada. The campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of pediatric hospice palliative care and improve the quality of living and dying for infants, children and youth with life-threatening conditions and their families. Many of us associate hospice palliative care with seniors… [More…]