British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association

British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association
BC Hospice Palliative Care Association is …

A Member of CHPCA – As a member of the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, the work of BC Hospice Palliative Care Association and its members is guided by national principles and norms of practice. http://www.chpca.net/norms-standards.html

An Advocate for Hospice Palliative Care – Hospice palliative and end-of life care is most effectively delivered by an interdisciplinary team that includes medical professionals, administrators, and hospice staff and volunteers. This care addresses the needs of the dying, their caregivers and the bereaved in communities across the province and is delivered in patients’ homes, hospital acute and palliative care units, community care facilities, hospice residential facilities, and through programs offered by community-based hospice societies.

BC Hospice Palliative Care Association aims to …

Encourage the study and promotion of Hospice Palliative and End-of-Life Care through advocacy, public awareness and support of new and developing programs;

Provide education resources for establishment and maintenance of institutions and organizations devoted to providing Hospice Palliative and End-of-Life Care;

Promote recognized standards of Hospice Palliative Care;

Provide a network of communication and shared resources for all those involved in direct care and support to the dying, their caregivers, and the bereaved in communities across BC and Yukon.

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