This is the 1-hour didactic presentation. A recording will be available for registrants after the session.
Overview: Understanding the concept of the palliative approach to care is important to all health care workers in all sectors, particularly in Long Term Care (LTC) and Community. This session will help to introduce the palliative approach, and give practical suggestions as to how to integrate it into their own practice setting.
• Examine the philosophy of palliative care, and concept of the palliative approach to care for anyone with life-limiting illness
• Reflect on how this may or may not be currently incorporated into their practice settings
• Identify ways to champion a palliative approach to care in their setting