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7 hrs ago | Nanaimo News Bulletin
A five-year plan to double hospice beds across Vancouver Island is "encouraging," according to the executive director of the Nanaimo Hospice, who says there's need in every community.
13 hrs ago | Capital Weekly
Rob Gabe, hospice volunteer and president of the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers board of directors, discusses Coastal Family Hospice; Lauren Armstrong, LSW, hospice and palliative care social worker for Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice, will talk about services offered in its hospice and palliative care program; and Solace will sing songs in the ... (more)
18 hrs ago | Berwickshire News
NHS Borders has refuted allegations of inappropriate use of Margaret Kerr Unit beds to ease pressures elsewhere in Borders General Hospital.
Attitudes to death and dying have a cultural dimension, so how well does end-of-life and palliative care encompass Maori culture, spiritual beliefs and traditions? Massey University psychology doctoral student Diane Koti is investigating how current end-of-life care models can better incorporate the needs of Maori patients and whanau.
Labour's pledge to set up an aged care working group to address industry concerns is good to see, but appears to skirt the obvious issue of a looming lack of beds and carers for our rapidly growing elderly population, says homecare agency Miranda Smith Homecare.
They came to thank him for his military service, but 94-year-old Air Force veteran Dean Flemming Sr. wanted everyone to know how thankful he was that people cared enough to honor him.
Last weekend the hospice announced the completion of two brand new garden spaces, designed to provide a place for spiritual contemplation, counselling sessions and general relaxation for staff, patients and families they support.
A Yateley man is unhappy with how his mother was treated during her final few weeks of life and is campaigning for it to improve its end of life care A grieving son is campaigning for Frimley Park Hospital to improve its palliative care following the death of his mother.
A 'first of its kind' service will allow more terminally ill people to choose to spend their final days in the comfort of their own home.
Staff at Alsters Kelly solicitors in Leamington with Sara Revell from Myton Hospice and the new Moonlight Walk mascot Patsy.
Doctors tackled the delicate question of medically assisted death on Tuesday at a session devoted to end-of-life care at the annual conference of the Canadian Medical Association.
Mountain Valley Hospice here has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by patients' caregivers.
End-of-life care is a hot topic of discussion today at the annual conference of the Canadian Medical Association.
Makaro Press New Wellington publisher Makaro Press is delighted to announce its indie hit The Book of Hat by Harriet Rowland was runner-up in the prestigious mind, body, spirit award presented by the Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust just 11 days shy of what would have been the author's 21st birthday.
Dorothy Pitner Healy, formerly of Winnetka, was presented the Excellence in Care Award at Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter's annual Care Affair this year.
The Community Care Transitions Program of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley was recognized with the Innovations Award of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 03:23 pm
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