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Translations of the Serious Illness Conversation Materials Agreement Form

Evaluation and delivery form for the SIC translation files Please note that the Serious Illness Conversation Guide was intentionally not translated directly from English to another language. The process for translation involved the expertise of interpreters along with translators and was then reviewed by native speaker health care providers. The process and following translations were

Who needs to know?

By Ariela Friedmann, Communications Manager, BC Centre for Palliative Care Have you ever wondered who you should talk to about your wishes for your future health care – really asking yourself, who needs to know? Answering these questions is known as Advance Care Planning (ACP) – a process that supports you and your family to

Nobel Prize Nominee in Vancouver and Victoria April 9-10

Dr Rajagopal examining a patient

The BC Centre for Palliative Care and Victoria Hospice are honoured to be co-presenting the BC premiere of the feature-length documentary film, Hippocratic: 18 Experiments in Gently Shaking the World, based on the extraordinary life and work of Dr M.R. Rajagopal.

The gift that provided clarity during chaos

April 16 is national Advance Care Planning Day The gift that provided clarity during chaos Russ. He’s 58. Strong. Fit. Healthy. An avid skier and road cyclist. And then, just like every other Wednesday, Russ is at the Calgary airport waiting for his return flight to Vancouver. And out of the blue – boom. He

April 16 is Advance Care Planning Day

April 16 is national Advance Care Planning Day — #Whoneedstoknow  #ACPDay2018. Make your health-care wishes known to your family and health-care providers before it’s too late. This will help ensure your wishes are known and respected. Local events and Advance Care Planning resources listed at www.bc-cpc.ca/acp.

Older News

BC Centre for Palliative Care joins the Change Day BC campaign The Change Day movement to improve health and social care started in England. It has since grown to countries like Australia, Jordan and Sweden. Now it’s coming back to British Columbia and BC Centre for Palliative Care on November 17, 2017. Read more. BC Centre

Older News

BC Centre for Palliative Care joins the Change Day BC campaign The Change Day movement to improve health and social care started in England. It has since grown to countries like Australia, Jordan and Sweden. Now it’s coming back to British Columbia and BC Centre for Palliative Care on November 17, 2017. Read more. BC