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February 17th and February 24th, 2021, 530pm to 830pm MST LEAP Online is a facilitated online learning program that provides health care professionals with the essential skills and competencies of the palliative care approach. The Palliative Care Society of Bow Valley is pleased to announce that we are hosting a new opportunity for health care…

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Margaret Claveau, Grief and Loss Counsellor, spoke with The PCSBV Bulletin and shared insights and ideas for managing grief over the holiday season. Grief through the holidays can be difficult for many experiencing it, and exploring ways to navigate through the season can be incredibly important. What many experience is a sense of emptiness and a lack of…

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SPEAKER SERIES 2020: Grief and Loss and the Holiday Season – December 17 at 2pm

Join Margaret Claveau, Grief and Loss Counsellor from You Are Not Alone Bow Valley ( as she shares insights and strategies to manage grief over the holiday season. REGISTER HERE (Closed)

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A Gentle Gathering to Remember Loved Ones: Dec 3, 7pm

A Zoom event sponsored by the Palliative Care Society of the Bow Valley, in conjunction with Members of the Canmore/Banff Ministerial and Bow River funeral Services. REGISTER HERE (Closed)

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LEAP Program: Palliative Care Training for Health Care Professionals

PCSBV provided 43 care professionals with palliative care training between March 2018 and January 2020. PCSBV delivers the Pallium Canada LEAP Program curriculum and the training provides health care professionals with essential skills and competencies in palliative care approaches.  We have put on three LEAP courses from March 2018 to January 2020. The first two…

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Making a difference…

by Martin Tweeddale The Precious Belongings Bag.   It exemplified for me what the Society is all about – identifying something (however small) that could improve the palliative or end-of-life journey. One of our previous board members spoke to us of his wife’s death in the hospital at the end of a long illness.  He…

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Our Fresh Face…

The Palliative Care Society of Bow Valley is growing. We started more than four years ago with a group of passionate volunteers with the dream of building palliative and end-of-life care supports in our community to complement the services already available. The driving question was “How can we make support for those in our community…

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Visit our Vimeo Site for Resource Videos

The Palliative Care Society of Bow Valley has resources too. For anyone looking for our compiled videos, this is the place to find them. Come back regularly to the video site as we will continue to add resources regularly.