Nav-CARE: A volunteer-based compassionate community program

Online virtual event

Nav-CARE (Navigation: Connecting, Advocating, Resourcing, Engaging) is an innovative compassionate community program that builds upon the unique role of hospice volunteers to provide early assistance to people living with declining health. This webinar highlights the scale-out of the program in Canada and exciting new developments in Europe. Presenters: Dr. Kelly Ashford, Project Manager for the […]

Flexing your brain after stroke and the power of imagination

Online virtual event

Practice and learning is key to recovery after a stroke. But what if there are barriers to practice? Dr. Kraeutner’s work focuses on improving the way we learn to promote functional recovery after stroke. Presenter: Sarah Kraeutner, PhD, Assistant Professor and Michael Smith Health Research BC Scholar, the Neuroplasticity, Imagery, and Motor Behaviour Laboratory, Department […]

Adapting Nav-CARE to support caregivers of people living with dementia

Online virtual event

Nav-CARE is a volunteer-led navigation program supporting people with life-limiting illnesses who are living in the community. With the support of Health Canada, a team of researchers at UBCO adapted the Nav-CARE program to support caregivers of people living with dementia. Over the past year, a pilot study was conducted to evaluate the feasibility and […]