This handout provides an overview of important considerations when making a will or funeral plans. 7 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

This submission to the Standing Committee on Human Resources and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities (HUMA) overviews recommendations to support aging well in place, age-friendly communities and dying well. 10 pages. Last reviewed June 2018.

This clinical update provides information regarding the successful management of delirium at the end of life.

The author proposes a framework to guide the management of delirium which includes consideration of the patient’s burden of disease, goals of care, family concerns, social, cultural and religious sensitivities.

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 authors conducted a qualitative survey which was sent to a number of European end-of-life care organizations.  Their findings led them to conclude that when diversity is given serious consideration it provides an opportunity to explore different perspectives at the ethical foundation of end-of-life care.

This presentation aims to identify salient perspectives of culture and the importance in relation to end-of-life decision making and care; how to construct a plan for end-of-life care that identifies and accommodates culture as well as identifying ones own cultural perspectives in end-of-life care.

This paper describes a communication workshop intended to introduce physicians how to introduce culturally responsive care into their practice in palliative and end-of-life care.

This literature review and current state assessment provides an annotated bibliography and was a part of a knowledge translation tools project.

This presentation aims to raise awareness of and enhance the care for people at end of life including how to understand how cultural factors influence end of life decision making.  

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