Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

 

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association

Mission/Mandate

The CHPCA is the national voice for hospice palliative care inCanada.  It is bilingual, national charitable non-profit association whose mission is the pursuit of excellence in care for persons approaching death so that the burdens of suffering, loneliness and grief are lessened.

All Canadians have the right to die with dignity, free of pain, surrounded by their loved ones, in the setting of their choice.

Palliative and/or End-of-Life mandate within the organization:

The CHPCA is the national voice for hospice palliative care inCanada.

Contact:

E-mail: info@chpca.net

Phone: (613) 241-3663

Website: www.chpca.net, www.market-marche.chpca.net  

 

Resources for Health Care Professionals and General Public

 

 

Content or Title of Education Resource

 

Intended audience

 

Format

a.

National Online Directory of Hospice Palliative Care Programs and Services inCanada

Health care professionals, families, caregivers, general public.

Online

http://www.chpca.net/family-caregivers/directory-of-services.aspx

 

b.

Accredited Online Event Series

Health care professionals

Online

http://www.chpca.net/news-and-events/accredited-online-event-series.aspx

c.

Québec Standards of Practice for Pediatric Palliative Care

Health care professionals

Online

http://www.chpca.net/media/7856/Quebec_policy.pdf

d.

A Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care: Based on National Principles and Norms of Practice (2013)

Health care professionals

Online and print

http://www.chpca.net/media/319547/norms-of-practice-eng-web.pdf

e.

Educational Online Event Series

Health care professionals, caregivers volunteers, general public

Online

http://www.chpca.net/news-and-events/online-event-series.aspx

f.

Pediatric Hospice Palliative Care Guiding Principles and Norms of Practice (2006)

Health care professionals

Online

http://bit.ly/1kpqBkQ

 

g.

Hospice Palliative Care Nursing Standards of Practice

Health care professionals

Online

http://bit.ly/1m5kGS1

h.

99 Common Questions (and more) about Hospice Palliative Care: A Nurses Handbook

Health care professionals (nurses)

Print (booklet). Purchase online: http://market-marche.chpca.net/99-Common-Questions-and-more-about-Hospice-Palliative-Care-A-nurses-handbook

i.

How Spiritual Care Practitioners Provide Care in Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Settings: Recommended Advanced Practice Guidelines and Commentary

Health care professionals, spiritual care practitioners

Online

http://www.chpca.net/media/319456/chpca_spiritual_advisors_--recommended_practice_guidelines_--_31october_2013.pdf

 

j.

Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End-of-Life Care (LEAP)

Health care professionals

Online: www.pallium.ca

k.

Training Manual for Home Support Workers

Health care professionals, personal support workers.

Print. Purchase online: http://market-marche.chpca.net/Training-Manual-for-Home-Support-Workers-Print

l.

Training Manual for First Nations Home Support Workers

Health care professionals, personal support workers, members of the First Nations communities.

Print. Purchase online:

http://market-marche.chpca.net/Training-Manual-for-First-Nations-Home-Support-Workers-Printed-and-CD-ROM

m.

National Fact Sheet on Hospice Palliative Care in Canada

Health care professionals, family members, caregivers, friends, patients, general public.

Online

http://bit.ly/1vHe7u0

n.

Canadian Palliative Care Formulary

Health care professionals

Print. Purchase online

http://market-marche.chpca.net/Canadian-Palliative-Care-Formulary-CPCF

m.

A Caregiver’s Guide

Family members, caregivers, friends, patients, general public.

Print. Purchase online

http://market-marche.chpca.net/A-Caregivers-Guide-c2a0A-handbookc2a0about-end-of-life-care---10