One of Prairie Rose Hospice Palliative Care Society’s main goals is to spread awareness and education on the issue of palliative care. One of the ways we do this is by holding educational events for the public and the medical community.

Education Events


Events, News

June 4th, 2019
PRHPCS is pleased to host the Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association Road Show
in Duchess, AB.      
                                 This Thing Called Grief: All Ages, All Cultures.
The AHPCA Roadshow tours Alberta each year, bringing education to smaller centres and rural communities. The AHPCA Imagine conference brings Alberta’s hospice societies together to learn and network. AHPCA promotes and supports comprehensive and quality hospice palliative care in Alberta with C.A.R.E.

Communication: on our website and social media

Awareness: engaging community and government

Resource Directory: community resources available online

Education: workshops for professionals, volunteers, and community members

AHPCA offers selfcare videos, scholarship, and other learning opportunities at

As part of our goal to provide hospice palliative care education to Brooks and area professionals, volunteers and community members – we encourage you to sign up and take part in this worthwhile conference taking place so close to home.

To register please call Theresa @ 403 473-7845 or online at under Brooks Road Show.

For more information call Marg Laux 403 362-5663.

Past Education Events


            Lunchbox Series – Jan. 08/19

           Topic – Care for the Caregiver – Roberta Rogers


Thursday November 8th, 2018

Topic: Brooks Home Care Services – to keep you at home.

 May 7: Each day matters with Palliative Care!

Recapping the resources from the Lecture series. Focusing on why “Each day matters”.

May 14: Need Palliative resources for your Journey?

To highlight our own communities’ resources and why they are important.

May 28: What are Goals of Care and Personal Directives?

Prairie Rose Hospice Palliative Care Society Lecture Series – May 4, 2018

Download the poster here.

Our confirmed presentations are:

    1. Virtual
    2. Doing Death Care Differently – Rayne Johnson
    3. Pastoral Care – Pastor John Theiss
    4. Recreation Therapy-
    5. Alzheimer Society – not available


Pallium Canada: Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End-of-Life Care (LEAP) Course – Sept. 22-23, 2017

We had 26 attendees who took the excellent 2-day course with instructors Pansy Angevine and Dr. Michael Thain.

Download the poster here.

Essential Palliative Education Lunchbox Series – Mar. 6 – Apr. 10, 2017

Time: Tuesdays from 12-1 pm, running March 6 until April 9, 2017.

Location: Brooks Hospital in the cafeteria conference room. Also by Telehealth in the Bassano Health Centre Conference Room.

Who: Open to all who wish to attend!

  1. Let’s talk about palliative care
  2. What you should have in place
  3. The process
  4. Recording the journey 
  5. Emotional rollercoaster
  6. How do we keep on going

Download the poster here.