OTTAWA, May 10, 2017 /CNW/ -áCanada needs to develop integrated and comprehensive palliative care in home, community, andlong-term care settings. An analysis and assessment of the Palliative Care Matters Initiative by The Conference Board of Canada suggests next steps and actions to be taken.
"Changes to Canada's
With National Hospice Palliative Care week underway, The Conference Board of Canada report summarizes the Palliative Care Matters initiative's pan-Canadian consensus statement, which offers 20 recommendations on how Canada can improve access to quality palliative care and outlines steps to move from recommendations to action.
Financial contribution for theáreport,áPalliative Care Matters: Fostering Change in Canadian Health, were provided by Health Canada and Covenant Health. The views expressed in the report are not necessarily the views of Health Canada or Covenant Health.
Join Carole Stonebridge, Principal Research Associate in the Conference Board's Health Policy and Economics group and Dr. Konrad Fassbender, Scientific Director, Palliative Institute, Covenant Health, as they present detailed findings from the report at a live webinar on May 31, 2017 at 03:00 PM EDT.
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