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The Power of 10: Let's talk about Hospice Palliative Care
April 30, 2015 05:24 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, April 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One of the best ways to spread a message is by turning to your own social circles. This year's National Hospice Palliative Care Week campaign, which runs May...
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Wear your seatbelt. Put on a bike helmet. Make your advance care plan.
April 08, 2015 05:15 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, April 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Most of us instinctively put on our seatbelts when we get into a car. And we know it's a good idea to put on a helmet before getting on a bike. So why haven't...
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Why can't we talk about this?
February 03, 2015 05:23 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, Feb. 3, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A new study published in JAMA Internal Medicine identifies significant barriers to discussions about care for seriously ill patients in Canadian hospitals. The...
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What's your reason? Tell your story on April 16th
March 31, 2014 15:28 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, March 31, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Everyone has a reason for talking – or not talking – about the care they'd want if they couldn't speak for themselves. The National Advance Care...
The Joint Commission's New Speak Up(TM) Brochure Offers Advice About Memory Problems and Dementia
November 13, 2013 19:03 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - The Joint Commission announced the release of a new Speak Up™ brochure, "What You Should Know about Memory Problems and Dementia," that...
New Joint Commission Video Offers Advice on Medical Care at Home
September 10, 2013 13:30 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 10, 2013) - A new Joint Commission Speak Up™ video, "Speak Up: At Home," released today, shows people who need medical care at home how to make...
The Joint Commission Launches Educational Campaign on Adult Depression
May 21, 2013 14:24 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwired - May 21, 2013) -  The Joint Commission has launched a new Speak Up™ campaign during Mental Health Awareness Month to help people become better informed...
New Joint Commission Speak Up(TM) Video Tackles Pain
February 27, 2013 16:22 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2013) - Today, The Joint Commission announced the release of "Speak Up: About Your Pain," an engaging animated video that illustrates the reasons why it...
The Joint Commission Releases "Speak Up: What you need to know about your serious illness and palliative care"
October 11, 2012 00:26 ET | The Joint Commission
OAKBROOK TERRACE, IL--(Marketwire - Oct 11, 2012) - Patients and the families of patients living with a serious illness or health problem may find help dealing with their emotional, physical and...
This Thanksgiving, It's Time to Talk Turkey
October 03, 2012 10:45 ET | Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
OTTAWA, Oct. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dying's not the easiest subject to talk about, but there's a 100% chance that it's going to happen to you. The Speak Up campaign is urging Canadians to stop...