Compassionate Communities: Caring for our Caregivers

by Hospice Society of Camrose and District

  • Friday, 16 November 2018 from 4:00 AM to 4:00 PM (MST)
  • Camrose Resort Casino 3201-48 Ave, Camrose, AB T4V 0K9

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Overview

The purpose of the Hospice Annual Fall Symposium is to provide learning opportunities for the public and for professional caregivers in the fields of palliative/end-of-life care, grief and bereavement, and caregiver wellness.

This fall’s symposium focuses on caregivers – personal and professional, and the challenges they face in maintaining personal wellness and quality of life. The speaker is Dr. Rob Rutledge, Radiation Oncologist and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University, based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Details

Those interested in this day of learning may include:

  • Doctors, nurses, care aids, and others working in the health care field
  • Counselors, therapists, clergy, social workers
  • Teachers, support staff, and school administrators
  • Family members caring for a spouse, child, sibling, or other family with a chronic/palliative condition
  • Volunteers who provide support to individuals/families with chronic/palliative conditions
  • Cancer patients and those who support them

The Day's Schedule:

8:15 - Breakfast

9:00-9:30     Intro and setting intention

9:30-9:45     What's been most difficult?

9:45-10:30    Mindfulness and deep relaxation exercise

10:30-10:50  Break

10:50-11:30  Working with Stress

11:30-12:30  Reframing difficult thoughts

12:30 to 1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:15     Art therapy

2:15-2:30     Qi Gong

2:30-2:45     Break

2:45-3:30     Letting go ritual

3:30-4pm     Closing circle

Goal Progress

Attendees

99

Days to Buy

0

Camrose Resort Casino
3201-48 Ave, Camrose, AB T4V 0K9

16 November 2018
Friday, 16 November 2018 4:00 AM (MST)

Organizer

Questions about this event?

Hospice Society of Camrose and District
Box 1891
Camrose , AB
T4V 1X8

About This Charity

Hospice Society of Camrose and District has been a registered charity since 2011. Trained volunteers provide palliative and grief supports to individuals experiencing a life-limiting illness, support for their families, and support for those bereaved. Services are offered in-home, hospital, long-term care facilities, and through programs in the community. HSCD serves Camrose and the surrounding rural communities. If you would like to donate to Hospice please go to our donation page at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/33028