Institute for Healthy Living & Chronic Disease Prevention

Organizer

Institute for Healthy Living & Chronic Disease Prevention
Email
jacquetta.benard@ubc.ca
Website
https://ihlcdp.ok.ubc.ca

Location

Watch on our YouTube channel
Category

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Date

Mar 31 2021

Advance Care Planning – Who will speak for you?

Watch a recording of this event on our YouTube channel here.
 
“Who will speak for you when the time comes where you cannot speak for yourself?”

Advance Care Planning is important for every adult to consider and an important part of overall life planning.  In this session, Central Okanagan Hospice Association’s specially trained hospice palliative care volunteers and staff present information to help you understand Advance Care Planning; what it is and what it is not.  Participants will learn why it is important to reflect and speak out values, beliefs and wishes with family and friends, in regard to future health care decisions.  COHA invites you to be brave and join us to begin a conversation that matters!

Presenters

Bonnie Pontalti, MSW, RSW, Community Services Coordinator, Central Okanagan Hospice Association; Certified Grief Recovery Specialist

Iona Reitsma, Volunteer, Central Okanagan Hospice Association; Board Member as the Volunteer Representative; BC Center for Palliative Care – Advance Care Planning Facilitator Training; End-of-Life Doula

Patty Walker, Volunteer, Central Okanagan Hospice Association; End-of-Life Doula, Member of the End-of-Life Doula Association of Canada; BC Center for Palliative Care – Advance Care Planning Facilitator Training

Donna Rubadeau,  Volunteer, Central Okanagan Hospice Association; Hospice House and Kelowna General Hospital;  BC Center for Palliative Care – Advance Care Planning Facilitator Training