Our team has developed and gathered resources to support residents, families, healthcare providers and researchers to improve the quality of living and dying in long-term care. These resources are designed to encourage a palliative approach to care.
In the resource library you will find a myriad of resources for family/caregivers and healthcare providers, covering topics like grief and bereavement, educational resources, communication and pain and symptom management.
When your loved one is diagnosed with a life-ending or life-limiting illness, knowing what to expect can be a big help. The SPA-LTC program has developed a series of resources that outline the typical trajectories for a number of illnesses, ranging from Alzheimers to heart failure.
Advance care planning is an important process that involves reflecting and communicating your wishes and values of future medical care. We’ve compiled a list of helpful province and territory specific resources related to advance care planning. It is never too early to start the conversation.