International Congress on Palliative Care
Due to COVID-19, we regret that the International Congress on Palliative Care will be postponed from October 2020 until Oct 18-22, 2022. A smaller palliative care conference (online and in person) will be held in June 2021 (date tbc) in response to the many challenges and innovations associated with this unprecedented time.
McGill University’s International Congress on Palliative Care is the longest running congress for this field. Founded in 1976 by Dr. Balfour Mount and his colleagues, it is now organized and hosted biennially by Palliative Care McGill. Over 1,500 delegates, from more than 65 countries participate in making this one of the most interdisciplinary palliative care congresses. Every other year physicians, researchers, nurses, psychologists, social workers, pharmacists, music therapists, art therapists, physical therapists and volunteers gather from around the globe to learn from and with each other for the betterment of palliative care. Please join us in celebrating and enriching palliative care around the world.
Details on the International Congress on Palliative Care can be found here
Gastronomical Cookbook:EATING WELL. ALWAYS
Livre deRecettes:MANGER AVEC PLAISIR, TOUJOURS
These recipes have been developed by students from the Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec and by the cooks from La Maison de Gardanne, a palliative care residence located in the south of France. The recipes have been adapted to allow full enjoyment even when swallowing might present a problem. We are thankful for the generous contribution of Bessy Bitzas and Devon Phillips to this recipe collection. Here are a few small suggestions to increase the enjoyment of these recipes: serve small portions (100-150 g) on small plates, aim for an appetizing presentation, and in order to preserve the appetite, medication should be taken after the meal when possible. But most of all, let’s remember to enjoy the pleasure of eating with family and friends.