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Congratulations to the iPACE team!http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/congratulations-to-the-ipace-teamCongratulations to the iPACE team!<p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph"><strong><em></em></strong><em><strong>Above photo: </strong></em><em><strong>Some of the members of the iPACE team.</strong></em><br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">We’re proud to acknowledge our iPACE team on their <a href="https://bcpsqc.ca/quality-awards/winners/ipace/" target="_blank">Quality Award in the category of Coping with end of Life</a>, from the BC Patient Safety & Quality Council.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The iPACE team (Integrating a Palliative Approach by Having Conversations Early) won the award for their work to improve the quality of end-of-life care at Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH).<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The team provides on-site education to health care staff who have not traditionally been trained in a palliative (end-of-life) approach to care. Staff learn to have early conversations with patients who have a serious illness and may benefit from a palliative approach to their care.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Because of this team’s work, the number of end-of-life conversations that staff are having with palliative patients has increased from 14 per month to 69 per month. <br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">The iPACE team is: Nadya Repin, Jane Webley, Ingrid See, Sarah Lau, Umilla Stead, Katerina Velecky, Dara Lewis, Michelle Pan.<br></p><p class="phsa-rteElement-Paragraph">Learn more about <a href="http://www.vch.ca/locations-services?search_term=palliative%2ccare" target="_blank">palliative care at VCH</a>. <br></p><img alt=" " src="/PublishingImages/iPACE-End-of-Life-WINNER.jpeg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />

 

 

Congratulations to the iPACE team!http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/congratulations-to-the-ipace-teamCongratulations to the iPACE team!2018-11-12T08:00:00Z
Remote video interpreting brings 240 languages to the hospital bedsidehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/remote-video-interpreting-brings-240-languages-to-the-hospital-bedsideRemote video interpreting brings 240 languages to the hospital bedside2018-11-09T08:00:00Z
Overdose statistics - September 2018http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/overdose-statistics-september-2018Overdose statistics - September 20182018-11-08T08:00:00Z
Public safety advisory for customers of Betty’s King Saucehttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/news-releases/public-safety-advisory-for-customers-of-betty’s-king-saucePublic safety advisory for customers of Betty’s King Sauce2018-11-08T08:00:00Z
Recognizing the achievements of an inspiring occupational therapisthttp://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/recognizing-the-achievements-of-an-inspiring-occupational-therapistRecognizing the achievements of an inspiring occupational therapist2018-11-07T08:00:00Z

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