Hospice Palliative Care and Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) in Canada: How will they co-exist?

Author(s)Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Urlhttp://www.chpca.net/media/540325/chpca-maid-bookl...
Year2017
Description

GUIDANCE FOR HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS AND VOLUNTEERS IN HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE AND OTHER SETTINGS

With all of the media coverage and polarized opinions surrounding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD), patients need to know that they are being heard—person-centered care should be top of mind for health care professionals and volunteers. This guide is intended to help health care/hospice palliative care professionals and volunteers to have a conversation with and/or respond to patients or their families around Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD).


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