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Partnership opportunity – Seeking interested community organisations to host Advance Care Planning sessions for Chinese or South Asian community members

We are looking for partner non-profit organizations to spread our updated Advance Care Planning (ACP) education model to South Asian or Chinese communities. As part of our Cultural Adaptations Initiative, we have reviewed and updated our community-led Advance Care Planning education model to make it more culturally appropriate for people of South Asian or Chinese

BCCPC funds support to new hospice in Langley

Partially funded by BC Centre for Palliative Care through a government grant, a new 15-bed hospice for residents of Langley begins construction this month, a 50% increase in the number of beds available for people affected by life-limiting and terminal conditions, and includes comfortable and quiet spaces for families of residents. The project was announced

ECHO-BC Palliative Psychosocial Invitation

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Looking for connection, mentorship, and quality education? From Jan-June 2020, the BC Centre for Palliative Care, Victoria Hospice and Canuck Place Children’s Hospice partnered to pilot a community of practice for social workers, counsellors, and spiritual health practitioners working in palliative care, using the Project ECHO Model™. The pilot showed outstanding results in sense of

BCCPC is now accepting Seed Grant applications

Grants available to support BC communities in the time of COVID-19. COVID-19 has been a particularly sharp challenge for people with serious conditions and palliative care needs, as well as their families and friends. The pandemic has created an unprecedented need for compassion, support, and care in our communities. For the grant guidelines and application click

You’re invited to…

Summer 2020 Series: Patio Ponderings with Kath and Misha A series of online meet-ups offered by the BC Centre for Palliative Care for BC’s Health Care Assistants – a safe environment to share your stories, stresses and triumphs… and there’s a fun contest for prizes! Click for more information

Advance Care Planning Priorities of BC Non-Profit Organizations

About the project: The aim of this project is to identify and prioritize areas of need and of potential growth for non-profit community organizations, which  are crucial to the spread and support of Advance Care Planning (ACP) in BC. The results of the project will help to inform provincial ACP initiatives in the coming years,

BCCPC Releases Health-care Providers COVID-19 Resource Database

New searchable COVID-19 resource library for health care providers goes live: https://bc-cpc.github.io/covid/  

BCCPC Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Message from BC Centre for Palliative Care This is a challenging time for all of us, particularly for people with serious conditions and palliative care needs, as well as their families and friends. The hospice palliative care force across the province including palliative care doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and spiritual specialists as well as

BCCPC at the Healthy Aging Summit 2019

The BC Centre for Palliative Care is participating at the Healthy Aging Summit on November 7-8, 2019. Our team is looking forward to sharing our resources with the Summit delegates- Come and visit our booth! We will also be exploring opportunities for collaboration with other participating organizations and healthy aging initiatives in B.C.  

CHPCA Releases Resources for 2019 National Bereavement Day

The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association released resources to help people cope with grief. November 19, 2019, is the National Bereavement Day in Canada. On this day, the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) invites all Canadians to think about those who have passed away from our lives and help advocate for support at local,