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St. Joseph's Care Group

St. Joseph's Care Group

       

Centre for Applied Health Research

North West Local Health Integration Network Regional Palliative Care Program

Title Image: North West Local Health Integrated Network Regional Palliative Care Program

Regional Palliative Care Program

Access to high quality palliative care can have a profound impact on the quality of life of both the individual who is dying and their loved ones. In the North West Local Health Integration Network (LHIN) Regional Palliative Care Program (RPCP) goal is to mobilize, strengthen, and reorient the health care system to improve access to safe, comprehensive, and high quality palliative care for all residents of Northwestern Ontario.

Here's our Core Team
<strong>Team</strong> (from left to right): <strong>Hilary Mettam</strong>, Community Development Lead; <strong>Jill Marcella</strong>, Coordinator; <strong>Marlene Benvenuto</strong>, Palliative Care Telemedicine Nurse Consultant
Left to Right: Hilary Mettam, Jill Marcella & Marlene Benvenuto
Text Image: Value Statement: All of my care providers will work together with me and my family to support our quality of life throughout this journey and respond to our needs in a coordinated way
Newsletters

In order to provide highlights on local, regional and provincial work, the RPCP has created a quarterly newsletter. This newsletter will provide updates on the work of the Advisory Committee, Education Collaborative and education sessions, Regional Updates, and other general information. All newsletters are provided as a downloadable pdf file.

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Education Collaborative

The Regional Palliative Care Education Collaborative is a working group of individuals with a mandate to deliver palliative care education in the North West LHIN region. This group will facilitate and support the development and implementation of educational strategies that enhance palliative care knowledge and skill across Northwestern Ontario. Click here for more information on the Education Collaborative, and information about palliative care education in the region of Northwestern Ontario.

Resources

There are many resources available to support quality palliative care across all settings. Below are some key resources available to consider:

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Tools & Publications

A number or key reports, publications and palliative care tools are provided below.

Website Resources

In this section you will find the links to several key palliative care websites, toolkits and best practice resources.

This page is not intended to provide medical advice. It is meant to provide you with information and resources and direct you to the right services you may need. If you require medical advice please contact your family doctor or health care provider.

       
       
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