We are delighted to announce that the Canadian Council of Cardiovascular Nurses (CCCN) is the first Canadian nursing organization to release a Position Statement on Advance Care Planning! Congratulations to CCCN for the Position Statement and for being a leader in ACP.
Advance Care Planning (ACP) in Canada initiative, led by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) has released an updated National Framework for ACP. This new Framework includes an updated plan for implementation of ACP in Canada. The 2019 Pan-Canadian Framework builds on the legacy of the 2012 National Framework and its influence on new developments and accomplishments. The new […]
Advance Care Planning in Canada started a new podcast which can be listened to on the Speak Up website, Spotify, and iTunes. The Speak Up Podcast invites guest speakers every episode to talk about various Advance Care Planning topics and share their experience. The first episode of the Speak Up Podcast is about the “what […]
Advance Care Planning conversations are not limited to Canada. These conversations can happen at any time, with anyone, anywhere in the world. Living in a digital age, it is even easier to have the conversation with people around the world, but very few do. Whether you have a grandparent living in Asia, a sister living […]
The SpeakUp initiative has released a video with Walter Gretzky and his family to promote advance care planning in Canada. In this short video, we see a conversation between Walter Gretzky, his daughter Kim, and grandson Nathan. Walter talks about his experience with Advance Care Planning and how it helped his family members know about his […]
Health Canada funds a capacity building project on Advance Care Planning led by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association May 10, 2019 (Ottawa, Ontario). The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is proud to announce that the national ‘Speak Up’ Advance Care Planning (ACP) in Canada initiative has received $1.9 million over three years for […]