Accreditation Canada plays a unique role in health service delivery by assisting health service organizations across Canada and internationally, to examine and improve the quality of care and service they provide to their clients. We provide an accreditation program that is based on national standards developed and updated by experts in the field, peer review, and knowledge exchange. Through self-assessment and external evaluation, this accreditation program helps drive improvements in health care.
Alzheimer Society of BC
Provide support services and education programs locally and provincially, and are connected nationally to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.
BC Bereavement Helpline
A resource for people to find bereavement support within their own community.
BC Hospice Palliative Care Association
The website for hospice palliative care programs in British Columbia.
Offers health information from a registered nurse available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or to a pharmacist available 5 p.m. to 9 a.m., 7 days a week. Toll-free line, translation/hearing impaired.
Information on Compassionate Care Benefits (benefits paid to persons who have to be away from work temporarily to provide care or support to a family member who is gravely ill with a significant risk of death) and survivor benefits.
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
Provides leadership in hospice palliative care in Canada.
Canadian Virtual Hospice
An interactive network of information and support for people dealing with life-threatening illness and loss - appropriate for patients, families and friends, health care providers and volunteers.
College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC)
For information on whether a nurse is registered in BC as an RN.
Resources for people facing life-threatening illness, their families, and their professional caregivers.
Family Caregiver Alliance
A public voice for caregivers looking after a disabled or seriously ill person.
Foundation for Health in Aging
Directory of Agencies and Organizations – End-of-Life Issues
Information and resources for children, teens and adults dealing with bereavement.
Provides a comprehensive collection of reviewed resources for end-of-life care.
The federal department responsible for helping the people of Canada maintain and improve their health.
Health Insurance for Visitors to Canada
Information on health insurance for Visitor to Canada.
Hospice Association of America
A national organization representing hospices and thousands of caregivers and volunteers who serve terminally ill patients and their families.
Innovations in End-of-Life Care
An international journal and on-line forum of leaders in end-of-life care.
Powerful call-to-action campaign to improve care at the end of life.
A national initiative to increase awareness of hospice palliative care and end-of-life care services in Canada.
National Centre for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
Provides consumer information, clinical trials, treatments, therapies, supplements and more.
National Film Board
The NFB is recognized as being indispensable to all Canadians as the world-renowned public producer and distributor of audiovisual works that are socially relevant and innovative.
Open Society Institute, Project on Death in America
Major initiative to transform the culture of dying; funded by the End-of-Life Leadership Academy for the Institute of Johns Hopkins Nursing.
World Health Organization
Provides information regarding health issues around the world.