Hospice Stories

A husband in the Yukon Territory tells the story of how his wife, mother of three young children, was helped at end of life by the Hospice Yukon...
Georgina (Georgie) Freeman, who retires from Victoria Hospice in June, well remembers the day she decided to enter the nursing profession.
Photo: Ted Grant
When I am in the community and people find out where I work, I always hear the same thing – praise and thanks for the quality of care we provide to...
Compassion definitely brought nurse Aileen Fearman to Victoria Hospice, but also some unique childhood experiences.
Volunteers play an essential role at Victoria Hospice - indeed, without them, we could not begin to deliver the services at all levels which our...
Heroes risk their lives running into burning buildings to save the occupants and diving into rivers to save people who are drowning. But heroes also...
Merrie-Ellen Wilcox’s garden is not only lush and colourful, but everything in it has a function.
“My mother was only at Victoria Hospice for two days, but the Victoria Hospice rooftop garden played a significant role in her short stay there,”...
Talk about a win-win situation. With a stroke of her pen, Dale Collins donated $50,000 to Victoria Hospice by naming Hospice as the beneficiary on...
When Mel Rutledge lost her only sister, Evelyn, to cancer, it was on Christmas Eve in 2001. “She'd spent her last three weeks at Hospice. It was hard...
Rooftop Garden roses
The Rooftop Garden at Victoria Hospice is a place of memories recalled and memories created
"Every gift makes a difference and no gift is too small", says Natasha Benn, Victoria Hospice’s new Planned Giving Officer.

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Quality end-of-life care for all: Our mission is to enhance the quality of life for those facing advancing illness, death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate care, education, research and advocacy.