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

2018 – 2019

Next Free Lunchbox Series – Jan. 08/19

Topic – Care for the Caregiver – Roberta Rogers  10:30 to 2:00

 Where: Brooks Health Centre Long Term Care Meeting Room

– south end of the hospital.

 Bring your lunch and coffee mug – Coffee provided.

For more information or to register – 403 362-5663

                            Everyone Welcome – bring a friend.

Past Education Events


Thursday November 8th, 2018

Topic: Brooks Home Care Services – to keep you at home.
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location: Brooks Hospital Long-term Care Conference Room
– enter south end of the hospital.

       Lunchbox Series – May 7, 14, & 28, 2018

Time: 12:15 to 12:45pm; 10 to 15 minute presentations with answers and discussion following.
Location: Brooks Health Centre Acute Care Meeting Room – old nursery.

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

Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Heritage Inn
Cost: FREE

Download the poster here.

Our confirmed presentations are:

    1. Virtual
    2. Doing Death Care Differently – Rayne Johnson
    3. Pastoral Care – Pastor John and Maggie Theiss
    4. Recreation Therapy
    5. Alzheimer Society


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

Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Location: Brooks Health Centre, Long Term Care Conference Room

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.