Western Regional Blog – BC, YK, AB, NWT and Nunavut
As we approach the holiday season, Canadian Virtual Hospice places a spotlight on dignity for patients and families.
Please click here to see the full Canadian Virtual Hospice newsletter for December 2014.
This issue includes new resources for patients, families, and professionals, what’s in the news, and a calendar of workshops.
Patients and families should expect to be treated with dignity and respect in every healthcare encounter. But sometimes the healthcare system can make people feel vulnerable, frightened and uncertain. By considering how this feels for patients and families, and making kindness and respect the foundation of care interactions, healthcare providers can improve the care experience and their own job satisfaction.