Canadian Virtual Hospice

Canadian Virtual Hospice

Mission/Mandate

Bilingual website that provides information and support on palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief, to patients, families and health care providers.

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

Same as above

Contact:  

E-mail: info@virtualhospice.ca

Website:

www.virtualhospice.ca

 

Resources for Health Care Professionals

 

 

Content or Title of Education Resource

 

Intended audience

 

Format

a.

Tools for Practice

All members of the interdisciplinary team

Searchable repository of hospice palliative care assessment tools, clinical practice guidelines, articles and resources to support clinical practice and education.

b.

Asked & Answered

All members of the interdisciplinary team

Common questions asked by Canadian health care providers and evidence-based responses by our interdisciplinary clinical team.

c.

The Gallery

All members of the interdisciplinary team

Over 300 educational video clips on wide range of topics.

d.

The Exchange

All members of the interdisciplinary team

Synopses of new research, current issues, workplace learning, best practices and conference posters.

e.

Courses and Conferences

All members of the interdisciplinary team

Searchable data base of hospice palliative care educational courses, events, conferences

f.

Ask a Professional

All members of the interdisciplinary team

Ask a team of palliative care experts questions that you need answered.

g.

‘Topics’ & ‘Asked and Answered’

All members of the interdisciplinary team

Patient and family educational resources / handouts to support clinical practice

 

Resources for Families and/or Patients

 

 

Content or Title of Education Resource

 

Intended audience

 

Format

a.

Topics 

Patients and families

Over 55 articles written by interdisciplinary palliative care team that address more common issues and concerns. 

b.

Asked & Answered

Patients and families

Common questions asked by Canadians and evidence-based responses by our interdisciplinary clinical team.

c.

The Gallery

Patients and families

Over 300 educational video clips on wide range of topics.

d.

Discussion Forum

Patients and families

Interactive feature to connect with others, to talk and share about living with a life-limiting illness, caring, loss and grief.

e.

Books Links and More

Patients and families

Searchable data base of hospice palliative care books, videos/DVDs, websites and online resources

f.

Ask a Professional

Patients and families

Ask a team of palliative care experts questions that you need answered.

g.

Your Stories

Patients and families

Online opportunity to share your story and in doing so, support others travelling a unique yet similar path.