eFit – HCP: End-of-Life

End-of-life care includes palliative care and medical assistance in dying (MAID). The overall focus is to help improve quality of life, reduce or relieve physical and psychological symptoms, and help the individual have a more peaceful and dignified death while supporting family before and after death. (1) Palliative services are provided in hospitals, at home, in long-term care facilities and in hospices.

We are identifying and evaluating the resources for this area and encourage you to check back. If you have a suggestion for a resource appropriate to this topic, we welcome you to email our content manager at dickinsp@providencecare.ca and provide us with some information about the resource.

Comfort Care at the End of Life for Persons with Alzheimer’s Disease or Other degenerative Diseases of the Brain (HCP Consultation Services):
Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID): Ontario (Centre for Effective Practice):

Reading List: End-of-Life

Cultural Relevance in End-of-Life Care (EthnoMed):
Health & Indigenous Elders (Sagelink):

View the CSAH Lesson on End-of-Life

View CSAH Courses for HCP: Caring for the Older Adult

This series of courses provides a foundation for understanding, recognizing, assessing and managing health care concerns in the older adult.  Each Lesson includes short narrated modules that focus on these four themes.

View HCP Continuous Learning

We share aging-related courses and archived content offered by other leaders in the field of geriatric care.