'Speak up' panel discussion highlights whose life is it, anyway?
What: Speak up—a panel discussion about end-of-life care
Who: Carole Robinson, associate professor, School of Nursing, UBC’s Okanagan campus, Loraine MacDonald, nurse manager of Orchard Manor at Hawthorn Park, and Dr. Gillian Fyles, medical lead, pain and symptom management/palliative care, BC Cancer Agency.
When: Tuesday, April 16, 3 to 4 p.m.
Where: Ballroom, University Centre, 3272 University Way, UBC’s Okanagan campus, Kelowna
The majority of Canadians think it is important to talk about their wishes for end-of-life care. But really, is it something that should be discussed around the dinner table? Some say yes, definitely.
National Advance Care Planning Day is Tuesday, April 16, a day to reflect on values and wishes for care at the end-of-life. Join the conversation about how to begin discussing preferences for future health care with family and friends.
Speak up panel members include Carole Robinson, associate professor, School of Nursing at UBC’s Okanagan campus; Loraine MacDonald, nurse manager of Orchard Manor at Hawthorn Park; and Gillian Fyles, medical lead, pain and symptom management/palliative care at the Sindi Ahluwalia Hawkins Centre for the Southern Interior, BC Cancer Agency.
Speak up takes place at Tuesday, April 16, 3 to 4 p.m. at the University Centre Ballroom, 3272 University Way, Kelowna. This event is co-hosted the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention and UBC’s Human Resources. It free and open to the pubic—to attend in person, please RSVP to: http://advancecareday.eventbrite.ca
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