Director of Client Services
Kensington Health Centre
Nadine Persaud is currently the Director of Client Services at the Kensington Health Centre. Nadine has been working in the palliative care field for the past 10 years and specializes in both hospice and palliative care. Nadine is also a trainer for the Core Concepts Hospice Palliative Training for three of the hospices in Toronto and has been a facilitator at the University of Toronto Centre for Interprofessional Education in Palliative Care. She also sits on the Accreditation review panel for Hospice Palliative Care Ontario. Nadine received her Bachelor of Social Work and minor in Psychology at Ryerson University, a Master of Social Work at York University and is currently completing her PhD in Palliative Care through Lancaster University in England. Her research interests include the sustainability of resilience in palliative care and the methods in which the provision of palliative care can be improved at both a community, provincial and national level. Nadine is currently working on publishing a major research paper focused on the resilience of healthcare professionals in the field of palliative care. This research paper was selected for an oral presentation at York University for the PRP conference 2014 and the Hospice Palliative Care Conference 2015 as well as a poster presentation at the Provincial Social Work Conference 2014, and the International Congress on Palliative Care 2016.