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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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HCAs: Stories of the heart

HCAs: Stories of the heart

From Kitchen Table Chats in the Spring to Patio Ponderings over the summer, BCCPC has asked the province’s Health Care Assistants (HCAs) to tell their stories, with an eye to ...
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Bridging the Gap-photo of young adults with life limiting illnesses

Bridging the Gap for Young Adults

For young people with life-limiting conditions, advances in health care have had a significant impact—including now having a much higher likelihood of living into adulthood. Transitioning from pediatric care to ...
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Pilot begins: Advance Care Planning for people living with dementia and their family/friend caregivers

The BCCPC dementia project enters a new phase this month with the launch of the programs in partnership with four pilot sites in the North Okanagan, Greater Victoria and the ...
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