CentrePoint Newsletter

CentrePoint newsletter

CentrePoint is the BC Centre for Palliative Care’s monthly newsletter to our stakeholders. Get updates on public health initiatives, the latest research, new partnerships and education resources for health-care providers. Send us an email indicating that you want to subscribe by clicking the button on the right!

 

Current Issue:

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • BCCPC bereavement project funded by MSFHR C2 Award
  • Strengthen Your Core … Competencies, that is
  • BCCPC Student Training Program – Meet Katie Green
  • Calling bilingual Hindi/English speakers to help us
  • The Pandemic Made Me Do It
  • Resources
  • Events
  • Upcoming conferences

Previous Issues:

September 2021

Vol. 2 No. 7

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Happy Anniversary, CentrePoint!
  • Kaleidoscope partnership
  • Bereavement in BC project update
  • ACP in Hindi
  • CHPCA conference abstracts
  • ACP for Dementia project news
  • Opportunity: Integrating palliative care to primary care
  • Resources
  • Events
  • Upcoming conferences

July/August 2021

Vol. 2 No. 6

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • BCCPC’s resources get recognized
    Research spotlight: Bereavement in BC
    BC ECHO Palliative cohort wraps up
    FREE ACP training
    Compassionate communities survey
    ACP Day 2021 campaign results
    Community program spotlight
    Resources
    Events
    Upcoming Conferences
    Publications

May/June 2021

Vol. 2 No. 5

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Discussing palliative care: are we talking about the same thing?
  • National 3-year advance care planning study concludes
  • New! Establishing hospice volunteer competencies
  • BC ECHO Hub for Palliative Care update
  • Online learning preferences
  • Coming soon: compassionate community survey
  • Resources
  • Events

April 2021

Vol. 2 No. 4

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • BCCPC becomes provincial ECHO hub
  • Job Opportunity: ECHO Hub Coordinator
  • Culturally Adapted resources in four languages
  • Pediatric Palliative Care Nursing Competencies
  • United Way Healthy Aging report on community COVID response
  • Funding Opportunities
  • Events

March 2021

Vol. 2 No. 3

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • SIC for Pediatrics
  • Cultural Adaptations ACP Spreading the model
  • April 16 is Advance Care Planning Day
  • Physician-led Compassionate Community resource
  • Pandemic education for LTC
  • ACP for people living with dementia pilot wraps up
  • ECHO Pediatrics launches soon
  • Quality Forum 2021 recap
  •  Publications

February 2021

Vol. 2 No. 2

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • BCCPC Strategic Plan
  • Community-led Grief Support
  • Better Support for Primary Care Providers
  • Feedback opportunity for public
  • ACP Day 2021
  • CPCNA ready for membership
  • Community program spotlight
  • Funding opportunities
  • Events
  • Resources

January 2021

Vol. 2 No. 1

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Canadian Palliative Care Nurses Association launched
  • New resources for Long Term Care
  • Culturally responsive ACP
  • Dementia project implementation phase
  • Webinar catch-up
  • New resource for aging well
  • Advance Care Planning Day 2021
  • Upcoming events

December 2020

Vol. 1 No. 4

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Resources to surf the next COVID wave
  • Health Care Assistants & Leaders tools for thriving in COVID
  • Grant opportunity for community organizations
  • Job opportunity: Chinese Cultural Liaison
  • United Way new grant
  • Prioritizing barriers and facilitators: the data
  • Upcoming events

November 2020

Vol. 1 No. 3

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Measuring Compassionate Community impact: a webinar
  • Prioritizing ACP Barriers and Facilitators
  • Training Day(s)
  • Stories from the Heart reactions
  • Compassionate Communities Toolkit goes global
  • Partnership Opportunity
  • Events
  • Publications

October 2020

Vol. 1 No. 2

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Bridging the Gap for Young Adults
  • Pilot begins: ACP for people living with dementia
  • Seed Grant recipients announced
  • Serious Illness Conversation Guide goes virtual at the Learning Institute
  • Stories from the Heart video launch
  • Patio Pondering Challenge winner
  • Partnership Opportunity
  • Events

September 2020

Vol. 1 No. 1

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Welcome from our Executive Director
  • Hot topic: Langley Hospice to break ground
  • Just Released: The Path Forward Report
  • COVID-19: A Once-in-a-generation response
  • Extra support for HCAs during COVID
  • Compassionate Communities: Toolkit
  • Dementia decisions: the importance of Advance Care Planning
  • Upcoming events
  • Publications