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In Champlain Region, “Ontario Caregiver Organization – Information session for Caregivers in Ottawa” for everyone

The event is geared towards caregivers looking to balance their caregiving with work and/or other responsibilities.  Registration is required, please see the attached flyer for details.

Start Date and Duration: March 5th, 6:00-8:00PM at Nepean Sailing Club

Registration: Please register here.

Need help? Contact Roxanne Dion-Boudreau or roxanned@ontariocaregiver.ca


In all regions, “The Gift of Care” for everyone

Presented by: Harry Van Bommel who will provide practical advice on how to meet the needs of families caring for loved ones

Start Date and Duration: 1-hour webinar on November 8th from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

Registration: Please register here at https://bit.ly/3M5H0y7 and found on poster.

Need help? Contact Susan, Palliative Care Coordinator: 416-642-9445, Extension 4419 or hpcvolcoordinator@schcontario.ca


In all Regions, “PoET Southwest Spread Project Results Presentation” for everyone

he PoET Southwest Spread Project team will present the exciting results of the PoET Southwest Spread Project (PSSP), which helps Ontario long term care homes align their habits, policies, and practices with Ontario’s Health Care Consent Act.

The results from PSSP suggest that this work holds promise for both long term care residents, and the health care system.

Start Date and Duration: 1-hour webinar on November 8th from 12:00 to 1:00 PM.

Registration: Click here to register! and here is the poster.

Need help? Contact Andrea Katz, Project Coordinator, at akatz@bruyere.org


For all Ontario Regions, “ALS – Disease Trajectory and End of Life” for all Health Care Providers

PPSMC October Education Sessions – PPSMC’s and ALS Society Present: ALS – Disease Trajectory and End of Life

Lunch and Learn – Oct. 4/2023 from 12-1pm. Please register at: https://bit.ly/46iUgHd

Coffee and Palliative Care – Oct. 5/2023 from 2-3pm. Please register at: https://bit.ly/3PAVqY2

Need help? Contact Andrea Katz, Project Coordinator, at akatz@bruyere.org