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Putting patients at the heart of end-of-life care

New patient resources and clinical practice tools around end-of-life planning and care are helping empower heart failure patients in BC. The first of their kind...

Music care at end of life brings many benefits

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Creating Comfort When There is No Cure

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Refusal of pain medication

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Keeping you in control of your health-care choices Mississauga Halton CCAC...

You have control over your health care choices. Why should that change at the end of your life? While 75 per cent of Canadians...

Supporting palliative care patients with a team approach

St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto is not designated as a palliative care facility, but we provide quality treatment and compassionate support for palliative patients...

Finding peace in troubling times

Lise Johnson lies comfortably in her hospital bed, gazing toward the big, bright window in her room. “I feel such a feeling of peace,” she...

A special kind of lasting care

In a hospital that often operates beyond its bed capacity, there’s one bed, in a big, bright, beautiful room that’s reserved for a very...

Making moments matter: End of life care

Wendy’s 42nd birthday fell on a bright, warm Monday. That September afternoon, Wendy Almeida breathed her last breath, succumbing to her long battle with...

New tool provides customized reports to support end of life care...

A Kingston physician and researcher has created a new online tool to help facilitate and improve communications between patients, caregivers and health-care professionals at...

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