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    The 7 Keys To Get The Best Care Possible

    The 7 keys to get the Best Care Possible

    Learn seven principles on how to become a better advocate for yourself or others to receive optimal care in the healthcare system.

    DATE: Thursday, September 21st, 2023
    TIME: 9 AM to 4 PM
    LOCATION: Niagara-On-The-Lake Community Centre

    Join Niagara-On-The-Lake Community Palliative Care and the Niagara North Family Health Teams for a day of learning and self-advocacy for navigating the healthcare system in Niagara.

    We are excited to welcome our keynote speakers for the day, Dr. Hsien Seow, PhD, & Dr. Samantha Winemaker, co-hosts of The Waiting Room Revolution podcast and co-authors of the book ‘Hope for the best, Plan for the rest: 7 keys for navigating a life-changing diagnosis‘.

    We will also have Community Tables set up around the event of various organizations, information and more for people to connect with. These include NNFHT OT/Care for the Caregiver, Memory Clinic & Dietitians, the Alzheimer’s Society, Hospice Niagara, Wellspring Niagara, and Home & Community Care Planning.

    Everyone is welcome to register for this event! The day will include a complimentary lunch and break-out rooms in the afternoon.

    To learn more or to register, please fill out the form at the bottom of this page.


    • 9-11:30 am | Dr. Hsien Seow, PhD & Dr. Samantha Winemaker
    • 12-1 pm | Complimentary Lunch | Lunch & Learn for Physicians Dr. Hsien Seow, PhD & Dr. Samantha Winemaker


    • 1:30-2 pm
      • Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD)
      • Advanced Care Planning
    • 2:15-2:45 pm
      • Bereavement Support
      • Spiritual Care
    • 3-4 pm | Q & A Speakers Panel
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    Dr. Samantha Winemaker is a community-based palliative care physician in the Greater Hamilton region and Associate Professor at McMaster University. Dr. Hsien Seow is a Professor and the Canada Research Chair in palliative care and health
    system innovation at McMaster University. They are the co-hosts of The Waiting Room Revolution podcast and co-authors of the book, ‘Hope for the Best, Plan for the Rest: 7 keys for navigating a life-changing diagnosis.

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