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Central West Palliative Care Network Conference

"Partners in Care"

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Embassy Grand Convention Centre
8800 The Gore Road, Brampton, ON  L6P 0B1 (view map)
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For session descriptions and more info on the speakers, click the "Workshop Descriptions" link above.
 7:30 - 8:30 am
Registration & Light Breakfast - Network with Exhibitors
8:30 - 9:00 am
9:00 - 10:00 am

Welcome Remarks and Greetings from Ministry

  • Scott McLeod, Chief Executive Officer, Central West Local Health Integration Network
  • Leslie Starr, Regional Vice President, MHCW Regional Cancer Program
  • Tim Hadwen, Assistant Deputy Minister of Health and Long-Term Care
    Kick-off Presentation: "I Just Showed Up"
    • Yvonne Heath  
    10:00  - 10:30 am
    Refreshment Break and Network with Exhibitors
    10:30 am  - 11:45 am
      CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS - Series #1 (Select One)
    Session 1A

    The Impact of Caring on Family Caregivers providing Palliative Care

    • Jodi Pereira, Raquel Betini
    Session 1B
    Let's talk about sex..uality: Sexuality and Palliative Care
    • Martha McKelvey
    Session 1C
    Full Code or DNR? An Approach to Goals of Care Discussions in a Larger Cultural Context  
    • Dr. Amit Arya, Dr. John Davey
    Session 1D
    Resilience, Patient to Patient Education, Support and Learning Channels
    • Eileen Dahl
    11:45 am - 12:15 pm
    Buffet Lunch, Announcements - Networking with Exhibitors
    12:15 pm - 1:00 pm
    Lunch Speaker: "Butterfly Approach in Long Term Care"
    • Mary Connell
    1:00 - 1:15 pm Draws/Prizes
    1:15 - 2:30 pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS - Series #2 (Select One)
    Session 2A
    Barbara Menhenitt's Story: Three Viewpoints on one End-of-Life Experience in the Central West LHIN
    • Jill Oliver, Rick Tredwell, MaryJane McNally, Paula Chidwick
    Session 2B

    Radiation Therapy in Palliative Care

    • James Loudon, Dr. Anthony Brade, Krista McGrath
    Session 2C
    Improving Caregivers Experience: A quality improvement initiative
    • Jehanara Chagani, Alex Smith
    Session 2D
    Development of a New Ambulatory Model of Care: Nurse Led Palliative Care Triage & Navigation
    • Dr. Laura Harild, Nancy Lee Brown
    2:30 - 2:45 pm Refreshment Break & Move to Breakout Session
    2:45 - 4:00 pm CONCURRENT WORKSHOPS - Series #3 (Select One)
    Session 3A

    From Diagnosis to Bereavement: Engaging the Public Across the Continuum

    • C. Elizabeth Dougherty
    Session 3B

    The High & Lows of Cannabinoid Therapies

    • Dr. Vincent Maida
    Session 3C
    Better Together: The Importance & Impact of Partnerships 
    • Julie Pehar, Jodi Pereira
    Session 3D

    Social Work Practice in Residential Hospice: Resident & Family Needs Prediction by PPS

    • Linda Hochstetler, Nazira Jaffer
    4:00 pm
    For session descriptions and more information on the speakers, click the "Workshop Descriptions" link above.

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