• Conversation Starters

    Uploaded on: April 11, 2016 | Authored by Speak Up

    Start the conversation about advance care planning

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  • Advance Care Planning Canada

    Uploaded on: April 11, 2016

    Main website for Speak Up

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  • The Conversation Project

    Uploaded on: April 11, 2016

    This is an American website, so please be advised there may be some difference in legislation and terminology but, it does contain some useful tips on starting the conversation.

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  • Death Over Dinner

    Uploaded on: April 11, 2016

    This is an American website, so please be advised there may be some difference in legislation and terminology but, it does contain some useful tips on starting the conversation.

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  • Planning for Action in Nova Scotia

    Uploaded on: May 10, 2014 | Authored by Government of Nova Scotia

    Integrated Palliative Care

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  • What is Advance Care Planning

    Uploaded on: April 8, 2014 | Authored by NSHPCA

    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 event that you become incapable of consenting to or refusing treatment or other care.

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  • Making Personal Care Decisions for a Loved One

    Uploaded on: April 12, 2014 | Authored by Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Justice

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  • Common questions about Personal Directive

    Uploaded on: April 12, 2014 | Authored by Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Justice

    To help you learn more about Personal Directives, these are some answers to some common questions people might have about the Act and its importance to Nova Scotians.

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  • Legal Information Society of Nova Scotia

    Uploaded on: April 8, 2014

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  • Advance Care Planning Workbook

    Uploaded on: April 8, 2014 | Authored by CHPCA

    The Advance Care Planning Workbook is a general guide that helps you understand what is involved in advance care planning, provides useful definitions, tips and can be used as a first step in the advance care planning process.

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  • Personal Directives in Nova Scotia

    Uploaded on: April 8, 2014 | Authored by Province of Nova Scotia, Department of Justice

    In Nova Scotia, there is legislation regarding an individual’s wishes, and the designation of a substitute decision maker, who is an individual that can speak for you regarding your wishes for treatment and care should you not be able to speak for yourself. The site provides workbooks, forms and other information to help you get started.

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  • Speak Up

    Uploaded on: April 8, 2014 | Authored by CHPCA

    The purpose of the national Speak Up campaign is to encourage Canadians to begin talking about advance care planning and your wishes should you not be able to speak for yourself. The site contains booklets, tools, videos, and other helpful information. Please feel free to browse the website or some of the content specific links identified below.

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  • Dougy Centre for Grieving Children and Families

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

    Information on grieving and how to approach children and teens who are grieving, including practical ideas for kids such as activities to help them understand their feelings and grief.

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  • Grief Support - Central Zone - Nova Scotia Health Authority

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

    Serving the Halifax Regional Municipality, this Capital Health site offers a wealth of information for the bereaved.

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  • Volunteer Canada

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

    The national leader on volunteerism.

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  • National Hospice Palliative Care Organization

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

    National Hospice Palliative Care Organization hosts the ChIPPS Curriculum, collaboration between the Children's International Project on Palliative/Hospice Services and the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.

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  • International Children's Palliative Care Network

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

    This website aims to bring together all agencies and individuals working with children's palliative care across the world.

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  • Caregivers Nova Scotia

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

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  • Valley Hospice Foundation

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

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  • Colchester East Hants Hospice Society

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

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  • Cancer Care Nova Scotia

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

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  • Antigonish Palliative Care Society

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

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  • Canadian Virtual Hospice

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

    An interactive network for people dealing with life-threatening illness and loss.

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  • Palliative.info

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

    Offers an organized, up-to-date collection of links to palliative care resources on the internet, as well as locally developed palliative care material.

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  • Compassionate Care Benefits

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014 | Authored by Government of Canada

    Information on the Government of Canada's benefits for caregivers

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  • Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

    Uploaded on: March 16, 2014

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  • What to do when someone has died?

    Uploaded on: October 15, 2014 | Authored by Government of Nova Scotia

    A list of resources and other advice to assist you after someone has died.

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