Canadian Virtual Hospice
|Record #: OCR2123||Last Full Update: 06 Feb 2017|
|Toll Free Phone||1-866-288-4803|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Canadian-Virtual-Hospice/119170451459541
|Primary Contact||Shelly Cory, Executive Director; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Jacquie Dorge, Administrative Assistant|
|Located In Community||Winnipeg|
|Mailing Address||c/o Canadian Virtual Hospice
PE 469 Administration Building
1 Morley Ave
Winnipeg, MB R3L 2P4
|Physical Access||Not Applicable|
|Legal Status||(50) Non Profit|
|Funding||Regional / Municipal - Winnipeg Regional Health Authority ; Federal - Canadian Partnership Against Cancer|
|Description and Service Details|
|Description (Service)||Online information and support about advanced illness, palliative and end-of-life care, loss and grief.
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, care giving and what to expect with various illness, 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 and ethicists, 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.
Listings of over 900 programs, services and recommended resources
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 over 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.
MyGrief.ca: Helps you understand and work through grief, from the comfort of your own home, at no charge.
Methadone4Pain.ca: A free, accredited online course on prescribing methadone for pain in palliative care.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Categories and Classification|
|Service Categories||Biological and Life Sciences Research ; Home Care/Hospice Associations ; Medical Information Lines ; Palliative Care|