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Building Compassionate Communities: Raising Awareness of Palliative Care & Advance Care Planning in Alberta

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Join this global movement!

Please join us as we discover what it is to create networks of support for individuals facing life-limiting illness and the communities that serve them.

Building Compassionate Communities: Raising Awareness of Palliative Care and Advance Care Planning in Alberta, is a one-day forum
that brings world class speakers and organizations together to learn from the best palliative care worldwide.

Drawing on the expertise of international experts, this forum will help attendees:

  • Learn about the Compassionate Communities movement and its benefits from our panel of internationally renowned speakers and receive practical training.
  • Collaborate on an action plan that supports individuals and organizations who share a vision for Compassionate Communities, which will help support the Covenant Health Palliative Institute and its partners in providing world-class palliative care and advance care planning resources.
  • Support one another through conversations about what it means to live and die well, practically and emotionally.
  • Learn how to help families and communities support those with a serious illness.
  • Mobilize strategies that ensure equity, diversity and inclusion can be woven throughout Compassionate Communities.
  • Learn to use innovative tools designed to guide future decisions about health, financial and legal affairs.

This conference is an opportunity for you to partner with like-minded individuals and organizations from the international community. Together, we will create a uniquely Albertan strategy that integrates knowledge and strengthens community coalitions in support of individuals facing life-limiting illness and the people that support them.

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