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From Elizabeth Causton, MSW, Counsellor – Palliative Response Team As a PSW, situations will challenge your ability to maintain your therapeutic boundaries — meaning that
There are very few issues in healthcare right now that generate stronger emotions than MAID – Medical Assistance in Dying. In June 2016, MAID became
We are very excited to announce new Life and Death Matters resources for students! Let’s get started because there is so much to report.
To be honest, I never thought I would become an academic.
We know that all healthcare providers need to meet the basic competencies for integrating a palliative approach into care. Developing some of those competencies is
As if we needed another reason to hug one another, did you know that January 21st is International Hugging Day? Get your arm stretches in now!
Palliative care, dying, death, and caring for a dying person are topics that many people are not familiar with and may prefer to avoid. We
As we move through December, I reflect on the past year and wonder what the new year may bring. I am grateful, and at Life
Courtney Murrell is a PSW who works in hospice palliative care.
When she is not at work, she is spending time with her family, going on hikes or writing. Courtney is a lifelong learner and loves to share her passion for writing as a wellness practice.