PATIENT CHECKLIST

 

  • Check with your Life insurance company
  • Understand your illness and the prognosis or outcome
  • Understand any other options to help you manage
  • Set out your will and appoint an executor
  • Designate a next-of-kin and let them know your plans 
  • Make funeral arrangements- cremation or burial
  • Let you spouse and/or children know your thoughts on MAID

 

OTHER....

 

Bill C-14

Province of BC MAiD Guidlines

BC Transplant

Dying with Dignity Canada

UBC Body Donation

Eye Bank of BC at VCH

VIHA MAiD Brochure

CPSBC Guidelines

- Bereavement Resources VIHA

 

COUNSELLING SERVICES

 

Andree Hurl RPC, MPCC#3874

250 888 5001

www.andreehurlcounselling.com

andree@andreehurlcounselling.com

 

Victoria Hospice

250 519 3040

www.victoriahospice.org

hospice.bereavement@viha.ca

 

MAiD Bereavement Support Group

Facilitation Oceanna Hall

Saanich Peninsula Hospital (Room 1656)

1st and 3rd Thursday of each month 3-4pm

 

 

 

Dr. Jay Children's Grief Centre

www.drjaychildrensgriefcentre.ca

 

Kids Grief

www.kidsgrief.ca

TALKING WITH CHILDREN & TEENS ABOUT DEATH AND DYING

RESOURCES

BOOKS

 

Wehr, Janet. Peaceful Passages. Theosophical Publishing House. Wheaton, Illinois. 2015

 

 

 

Martin, Sandra. A Good Death. Harper Collins Publishers Ltd. Toronto. 2016

 

 

 

Frances Norwood. The Maintenance of Life. Preventing Social Death through

Euthanasia Talk and End-of-Life Care-Lessons from The Netherlands

 

 

 

Atul Gawande. Being Mortal. Medicine and what matters in the End.