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Training day(s)

Training day(s)

Autumn 2020 has been a busy time for Advance Care Planning (ACP) community training for BCCPC. The team is training community organizations and volunteers to deliver and facilitate My wishes, ...
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Putting things in order: Prioritizing ACP Barriers and Facilitators with BC Community-based Organizations

Putting things in order: Prioritizing ACP Barriers and Facilitators with BC Community-based Organizations

For those in the know, the benefits of Advance Care Planning (ACP) are clear, yet rates of ACP uptake in BC remain low. In a new study by BCCPC, medical ...
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Measuring compassionate community action: A webinar to help you evaluate your impact

Measuring compassionate community action: A webinar to help you evaluate your impact

When it comes to building a compassionate community, a major challenge is often measuring the impact. A trio of leading Canadian palliative care organizations have created a ready-to-use toolkit to ...
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BCCPC signs "#NotJustAVisitor A Canadian Declaration of Family Caregiver Rights and Responsibilities" petition

BCCPC signs “#NotJustAVisitor A Canadian Declaration of Family Caregiver Rights and Responsibilities” petition

BCCPC will continue to support the wellbeing of family caregivers and empower them with information and resources through our efforts to foster the mobilization of compassionate communities across B.C. You ...
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First-of-its-kind Hospice Care Report Released Outlining a Bold Plan to Improve Hospice Care in BC

First-of-its-kind Hospice Care Report Released Outlining a Bold Plan to Improve Hospice Care in BC

By 2036, one-quarter of BC’s residents will be over the age of 65. Older adults in BC want to age safely at home, and to have a say in their ...
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Seed Grant recipients announced

Seed Grant recipients announced

The BCCPC has awarded $60,000 to 21 non-profit organizations, including 15 hospice societies and six community organizations in the fourth cycle of their Seed Grants Program. This funding cycle focused ...
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Serious Illness Conversations Guide goes virtual at the Learning Institute

Serious Illness Conversations Guide goes virtual at the Learning Institute

It’s 2020, so like so many events where large groups would traditionally gather, this year’s Learning Institute, hosted by Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA), is going virtual. As a ...
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Patio Ponderings Challenge Winner: Keeping My Wellness Wheel Balanced

Patio Ponderings Challenge Winner: Keeping My Wellness Wheel Balanced

By Katherine Murray, RN, BSN, MA, CHPCN(C) In spring 2020 as COVID emerged around the world, Dr Bonnie Henry invited British Columbians to be kind, be calm and be safe ...
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