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Palliative Care Workshop, Ontario Long Term Care Association

Toronto, Ontario
February 27, 2014

8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Toronto Hilton Downtown, 145 Richmond Street West

This is an exciting opportuinity for Personal Support Workers, Health Care Aides and other front-line workers to participate in an interactive, hands-on Palliative Care workshop.

Workshop Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the palliative approach and end of life care needs of older adults and LTC residents.
  • Provide a forum where front-line workers can explore palliative care practices specifically designed for LTC residents.
  • Explore key transitions in resident care and innovations that support residents and families until end of life.
  • Highlight how the end of life care needs of residents with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, including those with responsive behaviours, can be addressed using a palliative approach to care.

Registered and attendants of this event will receive a comprehensive kit of resources as well as a Certificate of Attendance from the Centre for Education and Research on Aging & Health (CERAH) at Lakehead University.

A detailed outline of the workshop and speakers is available online at https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ehome/ared/PEW/?eb=103569.