The Palliative Approach in Long Term Care Community of Practice is a group of professionals, patients, caregivers and other interested individuals who come together to share experiences and best practices regarding Advance Care Planning and palliative approaches in LTC education and implementation- including challenges and successes. The group is run in collaboration with SPA-LTC and the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

The Palliative Approach in Long Term Care Community of Practice has three main goals:

  1. Act as a professional resource to colleagues on Advance Care Planning and palliative approaches in Long Term Care education and implementation.
  2. To share tools and resources to advance best practices in Advance Care Planning and palliative approaches in Long Term Care across Canada.
  3. To provide a safe space to discuss, learn and explore different perspectives on Advance Care Planning and palliative approaches in Long Term Care.

Each meeting features guest speakers on a variety of topics around long term care.

 Upcoming Meetings

Thursday, September 9th, 11:00 a.m. ET

Additional Resources

  • Advance Care Planning in Canada is proud to announce the release of Essential Conversations: A Guide to Advance Care Planning in Long-Term Care Settings. It is a must-have toolkit for those involved in planning for and providing long-term care – health care providers working in long-term care settings, administrators, regional health authorities and policy makers – to understand and implement best practices in Advance Care Planning and palliative approaches in long-term care.

The comprehensive, easy-to-read guide features several tools to guide the implementation of the ACP process in long-term care settings:

  • When and how Advance Care Planning should happen in Long-Term Care
  • Tips and Tools for Integrating Advance Care Planning into Long-Term Care
  • Training and Supporting the Long-Term Care Team
To download the resource click here.
 

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Production of this resource has been supported by a financial contribution from Health Canada. The views expressed herein do not necessarily represent the views of Health Canada.