Bill 52: End of Life Choices Conference       ,   April 27 , 2015

Bill 52: End of Life Choices Conference , April 27 , 2015

Posté le mars 18, 2015 par Ressources Soins Aînés Québec en Bénévolat, Blog - English, Centre de Vie Assistée, Droit des aînés, Éducation, Éducation aux Aidants, Evénements locaux, Gestion des soins gériatriques, Information de Soins de longue durée, Site pour Soins Palliatifs

On Monday, April 27, 2015, Seniors Action Quebec, a non-profit organization working on behalf of English-speaking seniors in Quebec, will host a family Conference on the new Provincial Legislation Bill 52: End of Life Choices. The day will start at 8:30 a.m. when coffee will be served followed by a full day of information with Panels and Kiosks and social interaction until 5:00 p.m. The goal of the conference is to provide an opportunity for individuals to become informed on the new legislation and what other services are available to them when facing terminal illness.

The hope is to begin discussions with family members, caregivers and health care professionals to ensure that their decisions are understood and respected. 

Topics to be covered include: 

  • Religious Perspectives
  • Front Line medical situations and services
  • Depression and Terminal Illness
  • Ethics
  • Legal and Funeral Arrangements
  • Palliative Care: Comfort and Support

Presentations will be in English. 

The Conference will be held at La Plaza (former Holiday Inn Midtown), 420 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Qc., H3A 1B4 

Please note everyone MUST register in advance .

Early-bird rate deadline is April 1st, 2015. 

Final deadline to register is April 17, 2015.

Registration forms available at: www.seniorsactionquebec.ca

Below is the complete agenda to the event

Agenda SAQ – Conference End-of-Life Choices

Contact:       Ruth Pelletier, President, ruthpelletier613@gmail.com