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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Getting to Room Temperature – a hard hitting, funny one man show, about death and dying
October 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm$20 – $25
At 93-and-a-half, my healthy and active mother took a turn for the worse. I accompanied her to the doctor.
Doctor: What can I do for you, Rose?
Rose: I would like to die, Doctor. Can you help me?
Doctor: No, and don’t ask me again.
Rose’s decline and polite quest for euthanasia take us on an emotional journey into grudgingly explored territory.
Getting to Room Temperature is a hard-hitting, sentimental and funny one-person play about dying. Based on a mostly true story.
Performed by Robert Bockstael
Lighting, sound and set design by Martin ConboyAfter the performance there will be a panel discussion.
Tickets – $20-25