Heather Templeton


Heather began her healthcare career in 2008 as a Licensed Practical Nurse in long-term care and hospice. She then received her master’s in leadership and ministry. Prior to her career in nursing, she worked in seniors’ lodges and her desire to work with seniors grew. She has also worked for the Alzheimer Society of Calgary in their Club 36 program.

Heather is currently the Advocate Training and Education Coordinator at Open Arms Patient Advocacy and is a presenter and member of the planning committee of Dying with Dignity Calgary. In all her roles, ensuring the resident or patient was treated with dignity and respect is extremely important.