National Indigenous Peoples Day

#NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. As part of HPCO’s commitment to working to improve inclusion and eliminate barriers for Indigenous people working in hospice palliative care, HPCO provides Indigenous Continue reading →

World Compassionate Communities Day – November 1st

November 1st, 2021 is the inaugural World Compassionate Communities Day! Compassionate Communities focus on whole person care to benefit patients, caregivers, and health care systems. This enhances access to care and strengthens communities’ ability to connect, inform, and protect seniors as well as people with chronic and advanced disease and Continue reading →

Connected by Community Challenge

HPCO and the Windsor Essex Compassion Care Community invite you to participate in the Connected by Community Challenge. This challenge recognizes and celebrates life stories as well as creative and original works that reflect one or more of these important compassionate community themes: – Dying, Loss, Grief and Remembrance – Continue reading →

Factors influencing Caregiver Burnout

Exhausted, frustrated, and overwhelmed. These are some of the words used to describe burnout; a psychological condition caused by chronic stress. In palliative care, patients may receive formal care from health care professionals or informal care from members of the patient’s family or chosen family. There are various factors that Continue reading →