Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association present this online educational event featuring Blair Henry and Naheed Dosani on Thursday, Feb. 1st from 1-2:30pm EST.  This session will examine the social determinants of health as they impact end of life care for marginalized populations in Canada. Topics will include an overview of SDOH, challenges in treating marginalized populations at end of life, and the ethical challenges involved. The cost to participate is $55. To register click here.

The focus of this article will be on cross-cultural issues at the end of life for ethnically and culturally diverse groups in the United States. The health care provider must have a clear understanding and recognition of the unique and specific influences culture has on a patient’s behavior, attitudes, preferences, and decisions around end-of-life care. 

This article provides recommendations for non-Indigenous care providers which were reviewed and approved by Mi'kimaq consultants relating to the health system, relationships with individual persons and direction for future research.

This webpage provides information about Hospice Palliative Care Ontario's Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning Community of Practice and its role in championing ACP HCC across Ontario's 14 Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs). Links and other related resources are available on this webpage.

This guide is intended for caregivers of a person whose health has been severely affected by Alzheimer’s disease or by another type of degenerative disease of the brain, such as Parkinson’s disease, the effects of multiple strokes, or even certain forms of multiple sclerosis.

Cardus aims to build on the good work done by parliamentarians and the hundreds of organizations working in the complex field of health and end-of-life care. Below are links to resources upon which we rely heavily in our recommendations.

This publication makes the argument that those faced with life-limitng illnesses can benefit from palliative care.  It suggests that using an integrated approach early in the course of disease improves quality of life.  20 pages.

This website is designed to provide you with a place to explore and visit, a place where you can obtain the most recent information about hospice palliatice care in Ontario.

Southwestern Ontario Palliative Pain & Symptom Management Consultation Program have posted resources that are useful to practitioners caring for people requiring palliation. There are algorithms for developing treatment plans, brief pain inventory, care plans and many more useful tools.

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