What's Happening at CERAH in March

Recent Publications:

The "Improving End-of-Life Care in First Nations Communities" research project in partnership with the CHPCA, The Way Forward and the Quality End-of-Life Care Coalition of Canada, created and evaluated a culturally appropriate suite of Advance Care Planning tools and educational resources.

  • Advance Care Planning brochure
  • Substitute Decision Making brochure
  • Advance Care Planning poster

Visit the EOLFN Website for more information and resources.

Events:

March 12, 2015: CERAH is pleased to present a Forums on Interdisciplinary
Gerontology session entitled Compass North student-led clinic's comprehensive needs assessment: Identifying roles for interprofessional student-led care for Thunder Bay's older adult population from noon until 1:00pm as part of the Winter Speaker Series.  This session will be hosted live in Thunder Bay and shared via OTN and webcast.  For more information please visit the CERAH website eventís calendar.

March 19, 2015: In collaboration with the Palliative Pain and Symptom Management program CERAH is hosting a Palliative Care Lunch and Learn entitled Powers of Attorney: Deciding who will make decisions for me when I canít.  This session will run from noon until 1:00pm live in Thunder Bay and shared via OTN and webcast.  For more information please visit the CERAH website eventís calendar.

CERAH in the Media:  Bill Heibein, a person living with dementia, a member of the Ontario Dementia Advisory Group (ODAG) and the North West Dementia Network Group, along with Dr. Elaine Wiersma, an associate professor and CERAH Research Affiliate talk with news broadcaster Lisa Laco, CBC Thunder Bay about these two groups  and their efforts to advocate for people living with dementia.  Listen here!

Good News!  Former CERAH placement student and current Research Affiliate and NOSM student, Daphne Haggarty is the recent recipient of the Margoriee Eileen Poling Adams Memorial Bursary at NOSM.  This award is presented to students who have demonstrated an interest in cancer research.  Daphneís submission for award consideration was a piece she wrote about her involvement with the WE-Can project, which is a CERAH research project.  Congratulations, Daphne!