The Division of Palliative Care coordinates regional palliative academic rounds twice a month. These one hour presentations are scheduled every 2nd Friday from 0800 – 0900h and currently are held at the Hospice at Maycourt in Ottawa and are available on the Ontario Telehealth Network (OTN). Information about upcoming rounds is included in the CHPCP Events Calendar.
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Caring Ahead: Preparing for End of Life in Dementia
March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pmFree
Family Councils Ontario
Date/time: Thursday March 21 2019. 1-2pm
Registration URL: https://attendee.gototraining.com/r/3285368628426180865
Join us for a live webinar on improving end of life experiences for people with dementia and their family caregivers.
Guest presenter Pamela Durepos will be discussing her research project, ‘Caring Ahead: Preparing for End of Life in Dementia’, in which she interviewed bereaved family caregivers about their experiences. She will share caregivers’ valuable advice for others on ways to prepare for the medical, social, spiritual and practical challenges that can occur at end of life.
About the guest presenter: Pamela Durepos is an intensive care nurse at the Hamilton General Hospital and is completing her PhD at McMaster University. Pamela is passionate about her research project titled ‘Caring Ahead’, which focuses on improving end of life experiences for people with dementia and their family caregivers. She is supervised by international expert Dr. Sharon Kaasalainen, and also volunteers for the Hamilton Alzheimer Society as an educator for the ‘Dementia in the Later Stages’ class.