English-speaking caregivers wanted for study on end-of-life experiences in Québec

Are you an English-speaking caregiver who has recently experienced the loss of a significant other in Québec?

We invite you to participate in our study on end-of-life experiences among informal caregivers.

Make a difference in the lives of future caregivers and their loved ones

The study will explore caregivers’ experiences supporting loved ones at the end-of-life specifically Natural Death, Palliative sedation, and medical assistance in dying. 

Contribute to valuable research

Although you will not directly benefit from this research, it will provide a better understanding of the experiences of English-speaking informal caregivers in Quebec.  Participating in this study may also be beneficial to you as it can be healing to speak about your experience with a trained listener.

Volontary Participation

Your participation in this study is completely voluntary, so you can decline to answer any question or withdraw from the study at any time, for any reason. If you decide to withdraw from the study your information will be destroyed. You can ask questions at any time.

How our study process works.

Sign the consent form

Click "participate in the study" and read the consent form. If you wish to participate provide you contact information and we will set up an interview.

The Interview

Take part in a 60-90 minute discussion with a trained interviewer (on Zoom, by phone or in-person). The interviewer will ask you to discuss your caregiving experience. All discussions are stricly confidential.

How to participate

Click on the link below to consent to participate in this study. You can withdraw from the study at any time even after providing consent.

Please note: This study has been approved by the McGill Research Ethics Board. 

Leave a message and we will contact you shortly.
Call 604-375-5608

Send an email directly to  justine.albert@mail.mcgill.ca

This study is led by Dr. Carmen G. Loiselle, Professor at McGill University and Co-Director


Justine Albert, MSc Candidate, Experimental Medicine McGill University


Share your perceptions of how end-of-life care unfolded.

By sharing your story, you can help us better understand the challenges faced by English-speaking caregivers in Québec and contribute to improving end-of-life care for future generations.

Palliative and end-of-life experiences among English-speaking informal caregivers in Québec

 Rossy Cancer Network

Principal Investigator: 
Carmen G. Loiselle, RN, PhD, FCAHS, FCAN
Professor, Department of Oncology and Ingram School of Nursing, McGill University Senior Researcher, Segal Cancer Centre, Jewish General Hospital, Centre Intégré Universitaire de Santé et de Services Sociaux (CIUSSS)
Phone: 514-398-4163
Email: carmen.g.loiselle@mcgill.ca

Student Investigator:
Justine G. Albert, MSc Student
Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University
Phone: 514-398-8977
Email: loiselle-research@mcgill.ca

Tyler L. Brown, PhD
Post-doctoral fellow, McGill University

Justin J. Sanders, MD, MSc, FAAHPM
Kappy and Eric M. Flanders Chair of Palliative Care
Director, Palliative Care McGill
Associate Professor, McGill University