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Ann Palliat Med. 2018 Jan;7(Suppl 1):AB017

Authors: Cory S

Bereavement represents a significant public health concern as grievers often suffer from co-morbid health problems, increased use of health care resources, periodic hospitalizations, and even mortality in the first 2 years after the death. Furthermore, grievers frequently encounter major obstacles when seeking formal support, including lack of access to specialized grief support due to temporal, financial or geographic constraints. To address these gaps in service, the Canadian Virtual Hospice, in collaboration with pan-Canadian partners developed, the world's first evidence-based, online psycho-educational tool to support those who do not or cannot access existing in-person loss and grief supports and as a supplementary resource for those who do. The tool also serves as a rich educative tool for health providers. The content was developed with families and international leaders in the field of bereavement, with attentiveness to issues of cultural diversity. Funding was providing by the Canadian Partnership against Cancer. includes nine self-directed modules that cover a diversity of topics across the bereavement trajectory. Embedded within each module is a great variety of video testimonials detailing grief narratives that represent diverse age, cultural, gender, and sexual orientation groups. Attendees will be given an in-depth tour of, followed by an interactive conversation on the tool with a bereft family member, health provider and educator on their unique perspectives and the overall impact of using Bereavement represents a significant public health issue with grievers often presenting with concurrent health difficulties in the first 2 years after the death. This workshop will present a novel tool developed by the Canadian Virtual Hospice, specifically an online self-directed bereavement resource to support patients, families and health providers.

PMID: 29402111 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

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