Pamela Durepos

RNFOO Award winners 2020 Durepos Pamela

Pamela Durepos is a PhD nursing student at McMaster University and works in the Intensive Care Unit at Hamilton Health Sciences. She is also a volunteer educator for the Alzheimer Society of Hamilton. Pam's research focuses on supporting the mental health and well-being of family caregivers in dementia as they prepare for end-of-life.

Together with family caregivers, she has developed a holistic questionnaire titled 'Caring Ahead' to be used by clinicians, researchers and policy makers as an outcome measure for strategies supporting a palliative approach to care.