Name: Dr. Carol Ward (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Geriatric psychiatrist
Years of Service: 17
Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital
Ancestral Territory: Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc
Advice to live by: Be curious.
Personal stories hold immaculate power, especially in their ability to connect people in the most authentic and meaningful way. Because of this reason, Dr. Carol Ward, a geriatric psychiatrist, ensures that understanding personal stories become the cornerstone of a patient’s treatment plan.
Carol is most known for her work in caring for older adult patients living with dementia - whom she shares a special and natural connection with. Growing up in the Atlantic Provinces, Carol recalls having friends who were extraordinarily funny and resilient seniors.