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8/6/2010
Raising the Bar

Today, Senator Carstairs tabled in the Senate her latest report on palliative care, titled Raising the Bar.  Attached is a PDF version in both official languages. It is also available on her website at http://sen.parl.gc.ca/scarstairs/.

On Wednesday, June 9 Senator Carstairs is speaking at CHEO in room 1308 in the Max Keeping Wing from 8:30--9:30.   She will be speaking on the following:

 · Share findings from her recent national consultation on the state of palliative care services in Canada, especially pertaining   to pediatric palliative care. 

· Outline recommendations from her  Raising the Bar Report.  

· Discuss the 5 key elements needed to improve palliative care in Canada .  

Following her presentation, she will be touring Roger's House, a specialized pediatric hospice on the grounds of CHEO. 

For More Information:

Lloyd Cowin
Executive Director, Roger's House and
Director, Rehab and Palliative Care, CHEO
399 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario
K1H 8L2
613-523-6300 ext 604
613-523-3617 (fax)
lcowin@cheo.on.ca

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