WHO WE ARE

MISSION

The Saskatchewan Hospice Palliative Care Association advocates for hospice

palliative care, including bereavement, through networking, education and research.

VISION

Advocating for timely access to quality palliative care for all citizens of Saskatchewan.

Empowering communities to recognize and support the values, needs and wishes of persons in all seasons of life.

 

PILLARS

Networking    Education   Advocacy   Research

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MEMBERSHIP

Membership in the Saskatchewan Hospice Palliative Care Association not only shows your commitment to the concept of palliative care in our province, but you automatically become a Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) Associate. Your membership provides you with voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting, reduced rate at the provincial and national conferences, educational and networking opportunities. Your also benefit from our quarterly newsletter Seasons.

Associate Members of the Saskatchewan Hospice Palliative Care Association also benefit from listing on our website.

There are now eight interest groups at the national level. Nurses who are interested may also register for the CHPCA Nurses Group which was established as a formal network to identify, address and advocate for recognition of hospice palliative care nursing and which includes the CHPCA web forum (List-serv) to address needs or issues for nurses working in palliative care. Other groups include:

• Aboriginal Issues
• Pediatric Issues
• Social Workers / counsellors
• Spiritual Advisors
• Long-Term Care / Continuing Care
• Volunteer Issues
• Rural and Remote Issues
• CHPC Nurses ($20.00)

A Membership to the SHPCA provides endless opportunities to connect with resources, support and educational material.

Click here for more information and to become a member.