Palliative Care

Learn more about medical care specifically for individuals with serious, life threatening health issues.
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Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association List of national and provincial organizations; as well as excellent, comprehensive resources on end-of-life issues.
Canadian Virtual Hospice The Canadian Virtual Hospice provides support and personalized information about advanced illness, palliative care, loss and grief, to people living with illness, family members, people working in healthcare, educators, and researchers. The Canadian Virtual Hospice is a division of the International Centre for Dignity and Palliative Care Inc., a registered charity.
E-hospice Palliative care news, views, and inspiration from around the world: you can register to have specific kinds of articles sent to you by email (see the 'categories' tab) as they are published
Living My Culture People from various cultures share their stories and wisdom about living with serious illness, end of life and grief to support others (a service of Canadian Virtual Hospice)
Quality End-of-life Care Coalition of Canada The Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition believes that all Canadians have the right to quality end-of-life care that allows them to die with dignity, free of pain, surrounded by their loved ones, in a setting of their choice.
International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Information and directory for 9 countries, including all Canadian provinces and territories
National Cancer Institute Excellent review on choices and services available (generally) for advanced cancer
Pallium Canada Pallium is a national, non-profit organization focused on building professional and community capacity to help improve the quality and accessibility of palliative care in Canada.
MedNet ( Medcial Education Network) Learn more about how we work together to contribute to the health of individuals and communities locally, nationally and internationally, by fostering excellence, innovation and scholarship in education, research and care.
Palliative and End of Life Care Plan Information on hospice and palliative care in Alberta.
Hospice and Palliative Care Plan Information on hospice and palliative care in British Columbia.
Palliative Care Drug Access Program Information on hospice and palliative care in British Columbia.
Provincial Framework for Palliative Care in New Brunswick and Hospice Palliative Care Assocation Information on hospice and palliative care in New Brunswick.
PDF on Fact Sheet on Palliative Care and Newfoundland and Labrador Palliative Care Association, and also Virtual Hospice - NFL/Lab extensive resources Information on hospice and palliative care in New Brunswick.
Virtual Hospice - NWT Information on hospice and palliative care in North West Territories.
Integrative Palliative Care Strategy Information on hospice and palliative care in Nova Scotia.Email codo@nbnet.nb.ca to contact the New Brunswick Hospice Palliative Care Association
PDF on Medical Care Act Report Information on hospice and palliative care in Nunavut.
PDF on Palliative Care plan Information on hospice and palliative care in Ontario.
PDF on Healthy Aging Strategy Information on hospice and palliative care in Prince Edward Island.
Palliative Care Drug Program Information on hospice and palliative care in Saskatchewan.
Vertual Hospice-Yukon Information on hospice and palliative care in Yukon.
Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities/Hospice and Palliative Program SCHC’s Community Hospice Program team is dedicated to providing compassionate, respectful and holistic care for individuals and families in Scarborough who are facing life-limiting illness and grief.
SCHC Hospice Bereavement Care A division of the Scarborough Centre for Healthy Communities, their goal is to provide compassionate care for individuals and families in Scarborough who are facing their end of life.
Canadian Virtual Hospice Information and support for Canadians on life-threatning illnesses, palliative care, and end-of-life feelings of grief.The virtual hospice website also features an active discussion forum.
Home Hospice Association Home Hospice Association (HHA) aims to help communities develop resources to care for their dying in non-institutional environments. Much of the agency’s work also focuses on helping all members of any community die a ‘good death,’ however that may be defined. HHA's organizational values of choice, knowledge, community, collaboration, and empowerment at – and before – end of life lies directly in-line with the values of the Death Café movement.
Sunnybrook Hospital Resources A directory of community resources curated by Sunnybrook Hospital.
Huron hospice A donation based residential hospice that is an alternative option for end of life care, located in the Huron-Perth area.
McMaster Children’s Hospital Details on the Quality of Life and Advanced Care Program at McMaster Children’s Hospital.