We Are IH: Kamloops psychiatrist advocates for senior patients

November 24, 2022
Dr. Carol Ward (left) and her husband, Dr. Paul Dagg at the American College of Psychiatry meeting in Bonita Springs, FL.

Name: Dr. Carol Ward (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Geriatric psychiatrist
Years of Service: 17
Worksite: Royal Inland Hospital
Community: Kamloops
Ancestral TerritoryTk’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.

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