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End-of-life care

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April 16 is National Advance Care Planning Day

The Southeastern Ontario Palliative & End-of-Life Care Network, along with many other national, provincial/territorial and local organizations, is encouraging Canadians to think and talk about their wishes for end-of-life care on April 16th – National Advance Care Planning Day. “Imagine, one day, without any warning, you find yourself in a hospital in a life-threatening situation,… Keep Reading

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University Study: End of Life Care Needs Improvement

Kingston, Ontario — According to a study by Queen’s University professor Daren Heyland, better psychological and spiritual support – along with improved planning of care and stronger relationships with physicians – are required to improve end-of-life care. “High quality end-of-life care should be the right of every Canadian,” says Heyland, Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology… Keep Reading

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