April 4-7, 2019 at the Donald Gordon Centre in Kingston. This four-day small group learning program and preceptorship is funded by the Ministry of Health, Kingston Area Long-term Care Division. There is no reigstration fee, only a $100 deposit which will be returned when you complete the course. This program is for family physicians living within LHIN 9 and 10. To learn more or to register click here.
Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 8:45 AM - 3 PM EST - The Waterloo - Wellington Annual Knowledge Exchange in Geriatrics will host "Living Beyond the Diagnosis", a day-long event covering how to incorporate a palliative approach to care. Dr. Daphna Grossman, MD CCFP (em) FCFP, will deliver a keynote on the intesection between geriatric care and a palliative approach to care. The cost of the event is $75 and the deadline to register is February 1, 2019. To register click here.
This workbook provides an outline for creating local palliative care programs in First Nations communities with the goal of supporting other First Nations communities interested in developing a palliative care program. 84 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This article provides a Canadian example of implementing a public health approach to palliative care in an Indigenous context utilizing participatory action research. 28 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This publication describes participatory action research in a First Nations community in rural Canada to improve quaity and access to palliative care at home by better integrating First Nations' health services and urban non-Indigenous health services. 16 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This article desribes an unique initiative reduces disparities in access to quality palliative home care and demonstrates that First Nations communities can successfully undertake a process of community capacity development to create unique and culturally responsive palliative care programs.25 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
This article describes an innovative, community-based palliative care program that was developed and implemented in rural Naotkamegwanning First Nation, Ontario. The information included can be used to support other communities seeking to developed community-based palliative care programs. 18 pages. Last reviewed November 2018.
September 19 - 21, 2019 at the Brookstreet Hotel, Ottawa. This conference provides doctors, nurses, pharmacists, hospice palliative care and other allied healthcare professionals; and caregivers, volunteers, spiritual advisers, and social workers with the opportunity to share their experience and expertise on a national platform. This event expects to attract 500-800 hospice palliative care professionals. To learn more or to register click here.