Palliative Care During a Pandemic
Posted: April 21, 2020
(April 20, 2020)
Dr. Amit Arya is a palliative care physician and a board member of the Ontario Health Coalition
By: TVO 50
Many of Ontario’s long-term care homes face devastation during the COVID-19 pandemic. One has lost almost half its residents to the virus. For very ill people end of life care becomes crucial. For their insights on the role palliative care can play, The Agenda welcomes Dr. Amit Arya, who specializes in long-term care and holds a joint faculty appointment in the Division of Palliative Care at McMaster University in Hamilton and the University of Toronto; and Dr. Naheed Dosani, founder and lead physician for Palliative Education and Care for the Homeless.