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Hospice Quinte's weekly 4-5 minute podcast brings you important information about end of life issues, bereavement, grief, hospice palliative care, and Hospice Quinte's services and events. Hospice Quinte also hosts 15 minute interview specials called "Heart to Heart with Hospice Quinte". Changing Lives and Heart to Heart can also be heard on 91.3 Loyalist Radio in Belleville, ON.
 
The Busy Leader’s Podcast – A Catalyst for Inspired Action is a high energy, high fun podcast hosted by Quint Studer. In each high-impact segment, Quint chats with individuals on how they’re navigating today’s environment. Learn best practices and how they work in different contexts. You’ll often walk away with tactical tools and tips you can apply to your role, business, community, and life.
 
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Caregiving is a challenging and rewarding part of many people’s lives. Caregivers face many adversities, with unknowns, stressors and worries being a normal part of the caregiving journey. The mental health and wellbeing of caregivers however is often overlooked. This is an issue that caregivers and the organizations that support them are acknowled…
 
The Evidence Is In: We Can Heal Ourselves by Serving Others With stress and burnout at an all-time high, we need to be more conscious than ever about self-care. In this episode, Dr. Stephen Trzeciak shares how caring for and serving others actually replenishes us, and shares the physical and psychological benefits of helping others. We’ve always kn…
 
Many non-profit organizations could not survive without the assistance provided by loyal volunteers. In fact, a report by Volunteer Canada revealed that Baby Boomers and Senior Adults provided more than 1 billion volunteer hours in 2010! Clearly volunteering provides non-profits and charities a wealth of expertise, which allows these organizations …
 
Even though caregiving is often thought of as a role assumed primarily by women, a recent survey found that 44% of caregivers are men. Like their female counterparts, approximately 3.4 million male caregivers face tremendous challenges as they simultaneously try to balance work and raise a family with the physical and emotional demands of helping a…
 
Many organizations depend on outside contractors for key components of their operations. Yet when outsourcing parts of your work, it can be a struggle to bring both teams together to create a seamless experience for everyone. Also, at times there can be a tendency to treat outside contractors like a commodity. Not only is this bad for the relations…
 
There has been an uptick of bad behavior in the workplace. While bullying, lack of civility and respect, and conflict have always been there, a global pandemic has just exacerbated it. Sonia Rhodes and Dr. Renee Thompson share strategies for how to build a strong culture that creates a great experience for patients, employees, and coworkers. They s…
 
Words Matter During busy, stressful times, it’s easy to get transactional in our communication with employees, co-workers and our patients. However, hard times really require a different kind of communication, one that’s more relationship driven. It’s vital that we look inward to ensure that our words are aligned with our intentions and values, tha…
 
From PPE and ventilator shortages to challenges in distributing vaccines and medications, it’s clear that the added strain from Covid-19 exposed some cracks in our healthcare system. In order to be ready for whatever comes next, we need to rethink how we procure and allocate resources. Eugene Schneller shares why supply chain management should be t…
 
** Please note: this podcast mentions the April 2022 Advance Care Planning workshop offered by Hospice Quinte, which has now been completed ** Imagine for a moment that you were not able to speak for yourself. Who would you want to make decisions on your behalf? Do your family or friends know what your end-of-life wishes are? Many people think that…
 
Jamie Orlikoff and Michael Pugh discuss some of the ways leaders will have to evolve as we all navigate complicated problems that don’t have any easy solutions. You’ll learn: How to deal with feelings of failure in senior leaders who are dealing with staffing problems that are largely out of their control (and how their boards can support them thro…
 
There is a question that often surfaces in the hospice environment: How much should we involve children in dying process family members? And that leads to another eventual question - at what age is it appropriate for children to attend funerals? Family members struggle with both of these questions. And different cultures in our world address the to…
 
*** Please Note: This Content May Contain Information Regarding Programs That Are No Longer Offered by Hospice Quinte *** In 2020 Hospice Quinte introduced two new programs – Bereavement Companionship and Caregiver Companionship. Often, people who are caring for someone with a terminal illness don’t have the time or energy to come to a support grou…
 
As our loved ones approach the final stages of life comfort care and quality of life become the top priorities. It is also a time that we must listen carefully to our loved ones, taking their cues to determine what their greatest needs and concerns are. Human nature compels us to nurture our loved ones in many ways, feeding being one method - howev…
 
Focus on the who, not the what. When you put people first, the other things (like metrics) will take care of themselves. Diane Rogers and Sue Murphy share strategies for leaders to engage in conversations with their teams that leave people feeling seen, heard, and cared for. Not only does this help create high-performing teams, it also helps make y…
 
Hospice palliative care is made up of two parts – hospice care and palliative care. Palliative, or comfort, care is appropriate for people of any age and at any stage of a serious illness. Hospice care is generally for those who have twelve or fewer months to live and who are no longer receiving active curative treatment. Hospice palliative care co…
 
Chris Comeaux’s company, Teleios Collaborative Network, recently had four of their hospice organizations in the top 50 on the Modern Healthcare Best Places to Work list. This week, Quint talks with Chris to discover how he marries performance excellence and purpose to create a place where people really want to be. Comeaux shares how workplaces of t…
 
As a new caregiver, or even a caregiver of many years, navigating the system in hospice palliative care can be hard to do. Knowing how to navigate the path will not only help you to understand the services available and how to access them but will also help you advocate for the person you are caring for. Find out how to navigate the hospice palliat…
 
When times are tough, lean in to relationship building. With healthcare systems stretched to their limits, it’s vital that employees feel engaged, supported, and genuinely cared for. Today’s guests discuss why the most successful leaders are those who proactively lean in and build trusting relationships that go beyond the basic “check in.” You’ll l…
 
Special days and holidays can sometimes trigger memories and difficult emotions in individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one. For those who have lost a spouse or partner, Valentine's Day can feel particularly cruel because of its emphasis on togetherness, love, and romance. This week's Changing Lives Podcast focuses on coping with gr…
 
43_What the Front-Line Needs From Its Leaders Dr. Kaplan is the Medical Director of Care Transformation and Director of the Be Well Center for LCMC Health in New Orleans, LA. He is the Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, at LSU Health Sciences Center, and an attending physician and academic faculty for the Emergency Medicine Residency at Univ…
 
According to Statistics Canada, in 2018 an estimated 25 percent of the population provided some form of long-term caregiving to a loved one. As those with illness face multiple losses and grief, and adjustments to a different life routine, so do caregivers. Caregivers may face losses such as the loss of a job, broken or challenging relationships, a…
 
Today we have a special treat for our listeners. We’ve heard your feedback that you would like to hear more from Quint. We’ve brought in Dan Collard, longtime friend and colleague of Quint to play host for the busy leader’s podcast. Quint sits in the guest seat as he looks back and shares what he has learned over the last 5 years. From early brain …
 
When you find out someone close to you is dying, it can be a little overwhelming. Once you have had some time to process the news you may be lucky enough to have some time to plan making memories with your loved one by putting together a legacy project. Legacy projects are projects or activities you do to honour the life of your loved one. In this …
 
Joining today’s podcast is Dr. Paul Keckley and Nate Kaufman. During this podcast learn how uncertainty is playing a role in healthcare policy and how partisanship has become the driver with more activity going to the state level. They share some of their biggest concerns which includes healthcare expenses going up faster than revenue. They also sh…
 
Dying is a part of living. We will all experience it ourselves and we will all lose someone we love and experience the grief and bereavement that comes with that loss. Even though it is such a fundamental part of life – it seems to be a topic that many people have a hard time talking about. Because it is such a difficult topic – we tend to avoid me…
 
When asked, most people say they want to spend their last days at home. And while supports for home death are improving, sometimes a family finds they need help twenty-four hours a day. In that case, a hospice residence might be the best option. A hospice residence is a home away from home where people come to live their final days. When a person e…
 
Joining the podcast is Lyn Ketelsen and Colby Jubenville. Lyn Ketelsen has experienced health care in a variety of settings and roles for 40 years. She currently shares her expertise as a consultant, executive coach, and the founder of KLK Leading Change Inc. Colby B. Jubenville, Ph.D. is an accomplished international speaker, author, educator, and…
 
Spirituality means different things to different people. For some, religion and faith are part of their spirituality; others may look to cultural traditions to meet spiritual needs, and some may seek spiritual fulfilment in nature. In this week's Changing Lives Podcast we discuss traditions and spirituality at end of life. Listen on 91x FM You can …
 
Caring for someone is hard. You give a lot of yourself acting as an advocate for their care and assisting them in their daily lives. Though we can’t make your job as a caregiver easier, we do have a few suggestions from Caregiver Solutions to help you provide better care. Tune in to learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast. Listen on 91x FM…
 
Joining the podcast is Kenneth Cohen, PhD who is the Founder & CEO of The Synergy Organization. Over the last 32 years, his firm has distinguished itself as the country’s first Evidence-Based Executive Search® and Executive Assessments firm. During the podcast, Ken shares the findings from their Malcomb Baldrige Award Recipient CEOs’ research study…
 
Difficult conversations - the phrase says it all. There are some topics in life that are difficult to approach. End of life planning is one of them. Learn how to start the sometimes difficult conversation about advance care planning with the people closest to you in this week's Changing Lives Podcast episode. About Hospice Quinte Hospice Quinte pro…
 
Katie Boston-Leary is the Director of Nursing Programs at the American Nurses Association overseeing the Nursing Practice and Work Environment Division and Healthy Nurse Healthy Nation. Katie defines a healthy nurse as actively focused on creating and maintaining balance and synergy with physical, intellectual, emotional, social, spiritual, financi…
 
Justin Reed joins the podcast to share how he navigates the toughest challenges by turning them into opportunities for training and developing leaders. Justin is currently the Assistant Chief – EMS for Cy-Fair Fire Department. As the overall EMS Director, he is responsible for all activities involving the 140 full-time paid staff, 13 ambulances who…
 
Death is not something we need to fear. In fact, many people are able to die well because they think about it and plan for it ahead of time. Learn more about how to prepare for a good end of life in this week's Changing Lives Podcast. About Hospice Quinte Hospice Quinte assists terminally ill individuals and their caregivers by offering them suppor…
 
Joining the Busy Leader’s Podcast is Dr. Stephen Beeson who is an author, physician, speaker and founder of Practicing Excellence. He and his company have helped hundreds of medical groups and hospitals across the country develop their clinicians in ways that transform the experience for those receiving and providing care. Throughout this podcast, …
 
One of our goals at Hospice Quinte is to help people start conversations about hospice palliative care and their end of life choices. There are a lot of myths, misconceptions, and misunderstandings about hospice palliative care that can prevent people from getting the care and support they need when they need it. Clear out the misunderstandings and…
 
What may be ordinary to you, is extraordinary to someone else. Bonnie and Mark Barnes, co-founders of The DAISY Foundation join the podcast to share the impact and the difference that recognition makes. The DAISY Foundation expresses gratitude to nurses with programs that recognize them for the extraordinary skillful, compassionate care they provid…
 
Comfort care is an essential part of hospice palliative care. It’s a complimentary kind of care that helps or soothes a person who is dying. The goal of comfort care, is just that, is to prevent or relieve suffering as much as possible while respecting a dying individual’s wishes. Learn about comfort care during end of life in this week's Changing …
 
People and Patient Center Approach with Melody Dickerson and Grace Greenan, Virginia Hospital Center Virginia Hospital Center puts their people and patients at the center. By connecting to people’s values and helping them learn the skills to be successful, outcomes follow. Melody shares how rounding on patients and employees is a key step. She shar…
 
Becoming a caregiver can happen gradually without you even noticing it – you start calling more often, you cover more of the chores at home, you pick up their prescriptions – or it can happen quite quickly – they are given a diagnosis with a poor prognosis or they take a damaging fall, requiring urgent treatment and full-time care. In this week's C…
 
Leadership is a mindset, not a skillset and it starts with purpose. Mike Harbour and Dr. Brian Haas join the podcast to share information about their presentations at The Gratitude Symposium as well as helpful resources for changing the mindset. Mike is the founder and president of Harbour Resources, a leadership consulting, training, and talent ma…
 
Generally speaking, people who are dying need care in four areas—physical and practical help, mental support, help for emotional needs, and processing spiritual issues. Quality hospice palliative care should address the needs of all four areas. Listen to this week's podcast to find out how to give care in each of these four areas. About Hospice Qui…
 
Lisa is an international speaker, author, TEDx presenter, certified shamanic healer, guided energy practitioner and registered nurse. Adrian is a global expert on organizational culture, and author of the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestsellers The Carrot Principle, All In and Leading with Gratitude. His most recent book is Anxiety at…
 
September is Healthy Aging Month. Healthy Aging Month was created to empower people over the age of 45 to take charge of their lives, their health, and their passions. This is not just about eating right and getting exercise. It is also about planning ahead. This includes planning for your end of life care. It can be hard to do, but creating an Adv…
 
In a recent CARENET report, poor communication was cited as a contributor to compromised care for palliative patients. Their research showed that up to 70 per cent of seriously ill, hospitalized elderly Canadians have been given invasive end-of-life treatments that they simply did not want. Find out how to improve communication at end of life in th…
 
Being a good listener is the key to being a great leader. Executive Coaches and National Speakers, Linda Deering Dean and Don Dean join Quint this week on The Busy Leader’s Podcast to share their advice on how to become a more empathetic listener and an overall better leader. Linda has a passion for improving leaders, employees, and organizations. …
 
Maybe you have heard of a birth doula, but have you heard of a death doula? Just as a birth doula advocates for and cares for mothers in their pregnancy and birth journey, death doulas advocate for and care for the dying in their final days and death journey. A doula’s ultimate purpose is to be present, to listen, and to attend to non-medicinal nee…
 
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