Imagine - one day, without warning, you find yourself in a hospital, unable to communicate. Who would speak for you and make health care decisions for you?
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Cancer and Advance Care Planning
We are pleased to present two new advance care planning tools. These tools – one for patients and families and one for professionals – are specifically designed for patients with a cancer diagnosis. They were developed as a partnership between the Advance Care Planning in Canada initiative, the BC Cancer Agency and members of the BC Patient Voices Network.
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Marjorie Goodfellow knows what she wants – not to die like her mother. Dian Cohen’s health care experiences have helped her make some important decisions. And Belinda Hannan has realized that you don’t have to be old to die.
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Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network
Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TVN) Interim Scientific Director Dr. Richard Birtwhistle appeared before the House Standing Committee on Health (HESA) on April 25th to speak about the use of technology innovations in the prevention and management of chronic disease.
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"Conversations": it's how we care for each other. Watch the video.