NSHPCA is Recruiting for Board Members

Our Mission is to achieve comfort and peace for persons living and dying with a life threatening illness throughout Nova Scotia. The Association exists to promote the philosophy and principles of palliative care through networking, public and professional education, advocacy … Continued

END OF LIFE PLANNING DAY OCTOBER 16, 2015

WHERE: Centreville Baptist Church WHEN: 9am-3:30pm October 16, 2015 SESSIONS: Death Midwifery, Wills, Advanced Directives.   Please see link to register and for more information. Save the date (1)

Speak Up! Make Sure Your Voice is Heard!

Have you seen the video airing on TV’s throughout NS regarding advance care planning? Make sure your voice is heard. ‪#‎ACPDay2015‬. (With gratitude for the funding support from the Nova Scotia Department of Health and Wellness and the expertise of … Continued

Upcoming Workshop – Sydney Nova Scotia

  Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County Presents: The Grief Journey : A One Day, Interactive Workshop for Health Care Professionals, Pastoral Care Workers, Social Workers, Volunteers, Caregivers and Family Members struggling with loss and bereavement. Friday, May … Continued

Free Public Lecture

Join us for a free public talk that will feature discussions about the importance of advance care planning — a process of communicating your wishes for care and naming a substitute decision maker who can speak for you if you … Continued

New Advance Care Planning Resources

What is Advance Care Planning? Advance care planning is a process of reflection and communication, a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to let others know your future health and personal care preferences in the … Continued