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Aboriginal Health Advance Care Planning: Respecting Aboriginal Ceremonies and Rites [English] Permalink Public

Many First Nations and Aboriginal cultures view death as a natural part of our life cycle with ceremonies and rites marking them. Care and planning must be respected and sensitive to these specific medical treatments, spiritual and traditional ceremonies. What is advance care planning? What is an advance care plan? What is My Voice? Why is advance care planning important? Where can I express my specific cultural health care choices? Who do I share my advance care plan with? Need help with advance care planning? What else should I know? (English)


Body Location:
  • Multiple Systems
Diagnosis and Therapy:
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Disorders and Conditions:
  • Older Adult Health
  • End-of-Life,
  • Care,
  • Aboriginal,
  • Inuit,
  • Metis,
  • Nations,
  • Planning,
  • ACP,
  • Wishes,
  • Spirit,
  • First,
  • Traditional,
  • Advance,
  • Indigenous,
  • Voices,
  • Cultural,
  • Ceremonial,
  • Creator,
  • Rites
  • Older Adults
  • Advance Care Planning
Revision Date:
August 30, 2012
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