Events

Find out about upcoming events taking place in the Ottawa region.

ADVANCE CARE PLANNING WORKSHOP

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28, 2019; 09:30 - 12:30

CITY OF OTTAWA ARCHIVES, 100 TALLWOOD DRIVE, OTTAWA

Presentation and small group discussions, led by Dying with Dignity Ottawa Chapter volunteers, regarding considerations and steps to be taken to prepare for the possibility of losing the capacity to make your own personal health care decisions before or near the end of your life. Presenters will lead discussions about who to select as your representative for personal care and what that representative needs to know about your wishes when you can no longer express them.

Participants should download and bring the ACP Kit available on the Dying with Dignity Canada website. Go to www.dyingwithdignity.ca, click on Download Your Free ACP Kit and then click on Ontario Kit in the provincial list. Also, bring a pen and paper if you wish to take notes.

Registration is required at least 48 hours in advance. Send your registration request to dwdcottawaregister@gmail.com. There is no cost to attend.

Limited parking is available on site. The facility of scent-free and smoke-free. Coffee, tea and water will be available

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AT THE INTERSECTION OF DEMENTIA AND ASSISTED DYING

SATURDAY, SEPT. 28, 2019; 13:15 - 14:45

CITY OF OTTAWA ARCHIVES, 100 TALLWOOD DRIVE, OTTAWA

Panelists :
Ms. Daphne Gilbert, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Dr. Louise Linney, Family Physician
Ms. Sheila Bauer, CEO, Dementia Society of Ottawa & Renfrew County

Panelists will speak to end-of-life care issues for those with dementia, including topics related to advance care directives, advance requests for assisted dying, relevant legal cases, and current legal and medical interpretations of Bill C-14.

As space is limited, please register with Janice McBride, DWDregOttawa@gmail.com. There is no cost to attend.

Limited Parking is available at the rear of the building. The meeting facility is scent-free and smoke-free.

 

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