National Hospice Palliative Care Week – May 7-13, 2017
“Hospice palliative care is about living well. Right to the end.”
Hospice palliative care aims to relieve suffering and improve the quality of living and dying; and strives to help patients and families:
- address physical, psychological, social, spiritual and practical issues, and their associated expectations, needs, hopes and fears
- prepare for and manage self-determined life closure and the dying process
- cope with loss and grief during the illness and bereavement.
Please visit the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association website for more information.