CentrePoint

CentrePoint is the BC Centre for Palliative Care’s monthly newsletter to our stakeholders. Get updates on public health initiatives, the latest research, new partnerships and education resources for health-care providers. Send us an email indicating that you want to subscribe by providing your email at right.

 

Current Issue:

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Bereavement research is expanding
  • SAVE THE DATE! Compassionate Communities event
  • ACP Day 2022…that’s a wrap!
  • Foundational course on the palliative approach to care
  • ECHO for everybody
  • Events
  • Resources

Previous Issues:

May 2022

Vol. 3 No. 5

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Learning without limits

  • See you at the Quality Forum!

  • ACP Day survey

  • Creating cultural safety

  • National accolades for ACP Dementia project

  • Events

April 2022

Vol. 3 No. 4

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Partnering for change: A shift in service delivery for BC’s paramedics
  • Serious illness conversations … who’s having them?
  • Key messages to embed a palliative approach into LTC
  • ACP Day participant survey
  • Celebrating compassionate communities in action
  • Funding opportunity: PlanH Healthy Communities Grant Program
  • Me and My Illness: a new resource from Canadian Virtual Hospice
  • Events

March 2022

Vol. 3 No. 3

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Advance Care Planning Day 2022:
    Life happens… Be ready.

  • ACP goes Hollywood

  • Student profile: Jody Monk

  • Bereavement survey thanks

  • Upcoming conferences

  • Resources

February  2022

Vol. 3 No. 2

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Our growing team

  • Life happens … Be ready. ACP Day 2022

  • Work begins on living well database

  • Bereavement news: students collaborate to address unmet needs

  • Grief experiences survey

  • Join CHCA’s ECHO Hub Community

  • Events

  • Upcoming conferences

  • Resources

January 2022

Vol. 3 No. 1

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Looking ahead to 2022

  • Core competencies training modules launched

  • Cultural adaptations project excellence recognized

  • Learn more about grief dreams

  • Seeking Hindi speakers for focus group

  • Grief experiences survey

  • ACP Nursing job opportunity with Fraser Health

  • Events

  • Resources

  • Upcoming conferences

  • Publications

CentrePoint Archive

January 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 1)

Canadian Palliative Care Nurses Association launched | New resources for Long Term Care | Culturally responsive ACP | Dementia project implementation phase | Webinar catch-up | New resource for aging well | Advance Care Planning Day 2021 | Upcoming events

February 2021 (Vol.2 No. 2)

BCCPC Strategic Plan | Community-led Grief Support | Better Support for Primary Care Providers | Feedback opportunity for public | ACP Day 2021 | CPCNA ready for membership | Community program spotlight | Funding opportunities | Events | Resources

March 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 3)

SIC for Pediatrics | Cultural Adaptations ACP Spreading the model | April 16 is Advance Care Planning Day | Physician-led Compassionate Community resource | Pandemic education for LTC | ACP for people living with dementia pilot wraps up | ECHO Pediatrics launches soon | Quality Forum 2021 recap | Publications

April 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 4)

BCCPC becomes provincial ECHO hub | Job Opportunity: ECHO Hub Coordinator | Culturally Adapted resources in four languages | Pediatric Palliative Care Nursing Competencies | United Way Healthy Aging report on community COVID response | Funding Opportunities | Events

May/June 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 5)

Discussing palliative care: are we talking about the same thing? | National 3-year advance care planning study concludes | New! Establishing hospice volunteer competencies | BC ECHO Hub for Palliative Care update | Online learning preferences | Coming soon: compassionate community survey | Resources | Events

July/August 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 6)

BCCPC’s resources get recognized | Research spotlight: Bereavement in BC | BC ECHO Palliative cohort wraps up | FREE ACP training | Compassionate communities survey | ACP Day 2021 campaign results | Community program spotlight | Resources | Events | Upcoming Conferences | Publications

September 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 7)

Happy Anniversary, CentrePoint! | Kaleidoscope partnership | Bereavement in BC project update | ACP in Hindi | CHPCA conference abstracts | ACP for Dementia project news | Opportunity: Integrating palliative care to primary care | Resources | Events | Upcoming conferences

October 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 8)

BCCPC bereavement project funded by MSFHR C2 Award | Strengthen Your Core … Competencies, that is | BCCPC Student Training Program – Meet Katie Green | Calling bilingual Hindi/English speakers to help us | The Pandemic Made Me Do It | Resources | Events | Upcoming conferences

November 2021 (Vol. 1 No. 9)

Volunteer Competencies launched | Good ideas create an ECHO | Seed Grant final evaluation report | Compassionate Communities Index | Snow shovels help build community | Speaking to the bereaved | Kaleidoscope 2021: Grief Convention | Career opportunities | Events | Publications | Upcoming conferences – call for abstracts

December 2021 (Vol. 2 No. 10)

Happy Holidays | A BC first! ACP for people living with dementia | ECHO for psychosocial care providers | Della Roberts joins BCCPC | Youth jobs making a difference | BCCPC on Instagram | Sharing grief stories | Student research published | Latest news | Events | Resources | Upcoming conferences | Publications

September 2020 (Vol. 1 No. 1)

Welcome from our Executive Director | Hot topic: Langley Hospice to break ground | Just Released: The Path Forward Report | COVID-19: A Once-in-a-generation response | Extra support for HCAs during COVID | Compassionate Communities: Toolkit | Dementia decisions: the importance of Advance Care Planning | Upcoming events | Publications

October 2020 (Vol. 1 No. 2)

Bridging the Gap for Young Adults | Pilot begins: ACP for people living with dementia | Seed Grant recipients announced | Serious Illness Conversation Guide goes virtual at the Learning Institute | Stories from the Heart video launch | Patio Pondering Challenge winner | Partnership Opportunity | Events

November 2020 (Vol. 1 No. 3)

Measuring Compassionate Community impact: a webinar | Prioritizing ACP Barriers and Facilitators | Training Day(s) | Stories from the Heart reactions | Compassionate Communities Toolkit goes global | Partnership Opportunity | Events | Publications

December 2020 (Vol. 1 No. 4)

Resources to surf the next COVID wave | Health Care Assistants & Leaders tools for thriving in COVID | Grant opportunity for community organizations | Job opportunity: Chinese Cultural Liaison | United Way new grant | Prioritizing barriers and facilitators: the data | Upcoming events

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