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

 

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

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.