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Roles of social worker on spirituality in palliative and end-of-life care in long-term care

Spirituality plays a significant part of holistic well-being of clients in palliative and end-of-life care. As a social worker practicing in long-term care, there were many opportunities which I was involved in the spiritual part of palliative and end-of-life care. The following will share my experience.   Discussion of spirituality in counselling   Clients could experience challenging […]

Music Therapy in Palliative Care

Music therapists are accredited through the Canadian Association of Music Therapists, and are often registered psychotherapists. Antonietta (Toni) Desideri, MMT, MTA, RP, has been a music therapist for 14 years, and is the Director of Creative Minds Music Therapy, and currently works in a Paediatric Hospital Setting.  Music therapy is the use of music towards […]

Waterloo Hospice achieves Canadian Compassionate Company (CCC) designation

Waterloo Hospice leads by example to support employees who take on the role of ‘caregiver’ for their loved ones May 7, 2019 (Ottawa, Ontario). The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA)’s Champions Council is proud to announce that Waterloo Hospice has been designated a Canadian Compassionate Company (CCC). The City of Waterloo has earned this […]