Patrick Durivage, M.Sc.
Coordinator, Area of Expertise in Palliative Care, CREGÉS
- Member of the Comité interfacultaire en soins palliatifs of the RUIS of the Université de Montréal
- Membre du Conseil des soins palliatifs, McGill University
- Master in Social Psychology, Université de Montréal
Social worker for the Support Program for the Autonomy of Seniors (SAPA), Patrick Durivage is interested in the palliative care provided to older adults. He is a member of the Comité interfacultaire en soins palliatifs of the RUIS of the Université de Montréal, as well as in the implementation commitee of the law within his institution. A certified instructor, he provides training to healthcare and social services professionals on the issues experienced by people at the end of their lives and caregivers. As a practitioner-researcher, Mr. Durivage collaborates with universities in many research projects in the field. He is the co-author of publications on palliative home care and makes presentations on the subject during national and international congresses. He is also a member of the McGill Palliative Care Council, which aims to raise public awareness of palliative care.