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

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

Baycrest’s mobile tablet app enables palliative patients to report symptoms directly into their medical...

Baycrest Health Sciences has developed a mobile tablet app that allows palliative patients to report their discomfort symptoms, such as pain, nausea, drowsiness, anxiety...

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...

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...

Supporting caregivers at end-of-life

Caring for a friend or family member at the end-of-life can have many different faces - a woman struggling to manage a career and...

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...

Just hold my hand: The gift volunteers give to patients

Volunteers give freely of their time and expertise to enhance patients’ lives. But last year the need surfaced at St. Joseph’s Health Care London...

30 YEARS OF HIV/AIDS: Casey House to revolutionize care in response to evolving epidemic

This year marks 30 years since AIDS was first identified. Thanks to marvellous treatment advances—most significantly, the introduction of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART)...

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

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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