Love at the end of life

In this CBC News article, Health Practitioners who work with dying patients offer their insights into love, relationships and how to focus on what matters. Read about it here.

Adapting the Serious Illness Conversation Guide for Use in Pediatrics

Just out in the Journal of Palliative Medicine is an article on Adapting the Serious Illness Conversation Guide for Use in Pediatrics. Read the article here.    

iCAN-ACP Newsletter and Podcast

Did you know we are a research partner for iCAN-ACP? iCAN-ACP is a 3-year national study aiming to improve the quality of life for older patients with serious illness by introducing and evaluating Advance Care Planning (ACP) tools that we hope will result in more, earlier and better conversations between adults, families and the healthcare

Advance Care Planning public workshop listed as a top 30 innovation

We’re proud to share that our Peer-Facilitated Advance Care Planning Public Workshop is among the Top 30 selected innovations for the Frailty Matters Innovation Showcase in Toronto on Sept. 20. We partnered with two community organizations — Comox Valley Hospice Society and Vancouver Coastal Health’s Community Engagement Advisory Network (CEAN) — to develop a community-based

Finding palliative care services

The BC Centre for Palliative Care is a centre of excellence with a mandate to integrate palliative care into the health system. We focus on the process to integrate palliative care into the health system — for direct services around palliative care, there are many resources in BC. If you are a caregiver or want

We’ve launched a YouTube Channel

We’re proud to announce that we now have a BC Centre for Palliative Care YouTube channel. We currently have five videos that we’ve produced. The five offer insights on the challenges of living with serious illness (featuring Dr. Doris Barwich), palliative care systems in India (featuring Dr. Rajagopal), and how compassionate communities can address gaps