Canadian Virtual Hospice
|Record #: OCR2123||Last Full Update: 25 Feb 2020|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Winnipeg|
|Address & Map||
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|Mailing Address||c/o Canadian Virtual Hospice
PE 469 Administration Building
1 Morley Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3L 2P4
|Physical Access||Not Applicable|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Online information and support about advanced illness, palliative and end-of-life care, loss, and grief * listings of over 900 programs, services and recommended resources
Answers to your questions: trusted information written by health experts and personalized support online. Articles and videos by health experts available on symptoms, emotional and spiritual health, decision-making, caregiving, and what to expect with various illnesses, what to expect when death is near, etc.
Ask a Professional: Canadians can ask a question confidentially, online to a team of physicians, nurses, a social worker, spiritual care advisors, adult and child grief counsellors, pediatric palliative care physician, an Indigenous elder, and a pharmacist, and receive a personal, confidential response. There is no cost.
Ask and Answered: Over 120 common questions and their answers.
Discussion Forums: A safe, supportive online community for patients and caregivers to connect with others in similar circumstances for sharing and support. The community is managed by a community moderator.
The Gallery: Features short video clips from experts, patients, and family members. The collection includes a series of how-to videos for family and professional caregivers, demonstrating common caregiving tasks.
For Professionals: A suite of tools for health professionals to support practice.
LivingMyCulture.ca: A video series of more than 500 video clips sharing the lived experience of people with advanced illness, family members, community leaders, and health providers from 11 of Canada’s cultural communities.
Indigenous Voices Stories of Serious Illness and Grief: First Nations, Inuit, and Métis patients, families, and health providers from across Canada share their stories of caring, traditions, and healing.
LivingOutLoud.Life is the world’s first online platform dedicated to supporting and empowering young adults and teens living with advanced illness. Young people share their stories, covering subjects such as relationships, daily life, decisions, and sex and fertility.
MyGrief.ca: Helps you understand and work through grief, from the comfort of your own home, at no charge.
KidsGrief.ca: A free, bilingual online resource for parents, guardians and caregivers supporting children and teens in times of grief.
Methadone4Pain.ca: A free, accredited online course on prescribing methadone for pain in palliative care.
MyGriefToolbox.ca: Co-created by paramedics and grief experts, these online learning modules offer grief training to improve paramedic practice.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Service Categories||Biological and Life Sciences Research ; Home Care/Hospice Associations ; Internet Information Resources ~ Indigenous Communities ; Medical Information Services ; Palliative Care|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-288-4803|
|Primary Contact||Shelly Cory, Executive Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Jacquie Dorge, Office Manager|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal - Winnipeg Regional Health Authority ; Federal - Canadian Partnership Against Cancer ; Health Canada|