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What we do

Whether you're a healthcare professional, volunteer, or caregiver wanting to learn more about palliative care, we're here to help. While we do not provide direct care to patients, we help connect you to services and supports.

We coordinate initiatives to improve access to high-quality hospice and palliative care in the Champlain region of Eastern Ontario. Our education sessions reach thousands of people on topics such as advance care planning, grief, practical caregiver training and self-care.

College Palliative Care Courses

Palliative care college courses for long-term care team members in Ottawa.

Dining to Learn

Palliative care education series for long-term care team members in Ottawa.

Education Day

Annual palliative care Education Day for healthcare team members in Eastern Ontario.

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Grief and Bereavement Training

Coming soon.

LEAP 

Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP) is for healthcare professionals who wish to learn palliative care skills.

Practical Caregiver Training

We provide the materials for healthcare organizations to run their own sessions for caregivers.

Serious Illness Conversation Training

Interactive training sessions for healthcare clinical staff who want to increase their confidence in leading serious illness conversations.

Thursday Evening Series

Palliative care education series offered to all healthcare team members.

Workshops on Advance Care Planning

Workshops that discuss informed consent, substitute decision making, and having conversations about values, wishes, and beliefs. Offered to healthcare organizations.

Achievements from 2019 - present

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Educations sessions held

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Aims to relieve suffering, improve quality of life and provide support to the person and their family 

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Helps with a wide range of illnesses

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Can be provided wherever a patient lives at home, long-term care, hospice, or at a hospital

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Thoughts from our participants

I came to this course to be a healthier caregiver, but I am leaving a happier caregiver. 

-  Practical Caregiver Training participant

Words fail for the presenter and experience. Very valuable guidance. I will continue to breathe in and out, and endeavour to move closer in compassion to the suffering around me. Thank you.

- Mindfulness in End-of-Life Care Participant

It was an excellent day. I made some great contacts and had lovely conversations! Also learned some things which is always appreciated. Well done to everyone who put it together!

- Education Day Participant

A focused and thought-provoking session. Informative, substantial and ended on a positive note with the legacy session…Bravo!

-Education Day Participant

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