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Hospice and Palliative Care Support Center

Terminal sedation is being used nationwide in hospice settings without clear and concise distinctions between a terminal patient needing palliative care and a dying patient that is in their final stages of life. 16 more words

Death With Dignity

A mother, the Grim Reaper and an angel

Your child has a terminal illness…

As you hold them in your arms you’re told there’s not enough dying children in the region for a specialised place for kids in palliative care. 290 more words


New Brunswick announces palliative care strategy framework

The Government of New Brunswick has announced its framework for a palliative care strategy to help improve access to palliative and end-of-life care services.

New Brunswick Seniors and Long-Term Care Minister Lisa Harris said an advisory committee will be set up to develop an action plan. 643 more words


The National Caregivers Library: Palliative Care VS Hospice Care

The differences between hospice and palliative care.

Hospice care and palliative care are very similar when it comes to the most important issue for dying people: care. 715 more words

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The CONVERSATION: How Do You Want to Die (adapted)

In one study of seriously ill older Canadians, 28 per cent of participants wanted “comfort care” (meaning no curative treatments) but this was documented in only four per cent of their charts. 240 more words