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.
The study will explore caregivers’ experiences supporting loved ones at the end-of-life specifically Natural Death, Palliative sedation, and medical assistance in dying.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This study is led by Dr. Carmen G. Loiselle, Professor at McGill University and Co-Director
Justine Albert, MSc Candidate, Experimental Medicine McGill University
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.
Rossy Cancer Network
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)
Justine G. Albert, MSc Student
Division of Experimental Medicine, McGill University
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