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August 2019

OutCare Golf Classic

August 16, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Hammond Golf and Country Club, 600 Golf Rd
Hammond, Ontario
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The 12th edition of the OutCare Golf Classic presented by Grandmaitre Virgo Evans Lawyers / Avocats and Heritage Funeral Complex will take place Friday, August 16th at noon at the Hammond Golf and Country Club! Registration is $150. Registration includes a golf cart, eighteen holes, and the BBQ Banquet (cook your own steak!) following the tournament. We would also love to have you as a sponsor – contact us at admin@outcarefoundation.org for sponsorship details. The popular online silent auction will go live in August!…

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September 2019

Talking About Death Won’t Kill You

September 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dominion-Chalmers Centre, 355 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON
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Author visit with Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller. Dr. Kathy Kortes-Miller sees death and dying as an integral part of life that deserves and demands acknowledgement, respect, and even a bit of lightheartedness. Join Kathy Kortes-Miller and The Honourable Sharon Carstairs for a discussion that will include practical strategies and advice for: advance care planning for ourselves and our loved ones; how to have conversations about end-of-life wishes with loved ones; how to talk to children about death; how to build a…

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Palliative Care Academy – Thursday Evening Series

September 26, 2019 - March 26, 2020
Elisabeth Bruyere Auditorium, 43 Bruyere St.
Ottawa, ON
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Registration: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eggfyvkve6b97d92&oseq=&c=&ch= Mainpro+ Accredited education series (Group Learning) offered the last Thursday of the month on topics related to Palliative Care. These 2-hour sessions are held Live at the Élisabeth Bruyère Auditorium, via OTN across Ontario and via personal computer Weblink. Certificates of attendance are provided. Please note that this series is only offered in English. All sessions run on Thursday Evenings from 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. In-Person: Elisabeth Bruyere Auditorium, 43 Bruyere St., Ottawa, Ontario (light dinner provided…

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October 2019

Practical Caregiver Training

October 23, 2019 - November 20, 2019
Hillel Lodge, 10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa,
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Click HERE to apply or call 613-683-3779 or email Brittani at bsabourin@champlainpalliative.ca 5-Week Workshop Series Hands-on training to make the Caregiving Experience safer and less stressful for you and your loved one. Target Audience: Caregivers of loved ones with a life-limiting illness October 23/19: Your Role as a Caregiver October 30/19: Lifts & Transfers November 6/19: Providing Personal Care November 13/19: End of Life Care November 20/19: Communication & Self Care Wednesdays, October 23 to November 20, 2019 Choose between:…

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November 2019

Community Conversation Workshop

November 6, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Ottawa Arts Council, 2 Daly Avenue, Micaela Fitch Boardroom
Ottawa,
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Join us at the PAL Ottawa Social Circle for an interactive session where you will learn why an advance care plan is important for each of us. You will have a chance to explore your own values, wishes and beliefs, and learn about identifying someone to speak for you about your care if you are no longer able to do so. You will leave with excellent resource materials to show your family members and loved ones and to inform decisions…

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December 2019

Blue Roses Documentary Screening

December 7, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Ottawa Public Library – Main Branch, 120 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa,
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Come to view a compelling local documentary that follows frontline care providers as they navigate Ottawa's inner-city rooming houses and the hidden communities of the marginally housed that they serve. Community members living in rooming houses in Ottawa's inner-city face poverty, addiction and mental illness that often leads to their premature death alone in their room or on the street.  ​The unique care provided by nurses and people with lived experience in this film challenges conventional approaches to the palliative care typically provided…

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A Community Conversation

December 10, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
McNabb Recreation Centre, 180 Percy Street
Ottawa,
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Join Compassionate Ottawa for A Community Conversation about Dying, Death, Loss & Grief In this FREE workshop, you will be invited into a conversation on this challenging subject in facilitated small groups. You will learn how your wishes, values and beliefs form part of your advance care plan, which is something each of us needs to think about. When: December 10, 2019 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Where: McNabb Recreation Centre, Meeting Room C. 180 Percy Street Registration is…

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January 2020

CHPCA – Practical Caregiver Training

January 15 - February 12
Hillel Lodge, 10 Nadolny Sachs Private
Ottawa,
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Click HERE to apply or call Brittani at 613-683-3779 5-Week Workshop Series Hands-on training to make the Caregiving Experience safer and less stressful for you and your loved one. Audience: Unpaid caregivers of loved ones with a life-limiting illness January 15/20: Your Role as a Caregiver January 22/20: Lifts & Transfers January 29/20: Providing Personal Care February 5/20: End of Life Care February 12/20: Communication & Self Care Wednesdays, January 15 - February 12, 2020 Choose either: Round 1: From 1:00 to…

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Blue Roses Documentary Screening Jan 2020

January 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
First United Church, 347 Richmond Road
Ottawa,
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Come to view a compelling local documentary that follows frontline care providers as they navigate Ottawa’s inner-city rooming houses and the hidden communities of the marginally housed that they serve. Community members living in rooming houses in Ottawa’s inner-city face poverty, addiction and mental illness that often leads to their premature death alone in their room or on the street.  ​The unique care provided by nurses and people with lived experience in this film challenges conventional approaches to the palliative care typically provided…

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September 2020

Conversations & Advance Care Planning – Workshop

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Join us for this free virtual Zoom workshop, where you will be invited into a conversation and facilitated group discussions on your values, wishes and beliefs as they pertain to your future personal health care. These conversations may be among the most important you'll ever have and are an integral part of advance care planning. This workshop is provided in partnership with Ottawa Public Health, Aging Well Program. **Registration is limited and the Zoom information to join the session will…

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