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Provincial Learning Event – Keeping Seniors and Vulnerable Adults Safe at the End of Life
April 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Keeping Seniors and Vulnerable Adults Safe at the End of Life, presented by Jennifer Mallmes, Registered Community Health Worker, birth doula and end-of-life care doula/Registered Care Aide.
This session will provide insight into how the risk of abuse may increase as a person nears the end of life.
Participants can expect to learn more about the needs of the dying and how to support someone in an appropriate way.
We will also discuss the possible areas of abuse, how to recognize abuse, and who to call if you are concerned for someone’s safety.
Jennifer Mallmes has spent the last 20 years as a caregiver to persons at the end of life, beginning of life and the in-between. She is a mother of five and resides in the Lower Mainland of BC. She received her Bachelor of General Studies in Sociology/Gerontology from SFU in 2009 and is currently completing a Master of Arts in Community Studies. She developed the End-of-Life Doula curriculum in partnership with Douglas College and is also a Director of the End-of-Life Care Association of Canada. Jennifer’s passion for quality end of life care inspired her to share her experience and empower others to fully live out their life.
Provincial Learning Events are free webinars that take place on the third Tuesday of the month from 10:30 am to 12 pm. Everyone is welcome.