Hospice Stories

HeART For Hospice
On November 19, the Union Club was filled with 43 pieces of beautiful art, and over 140 collectors with beautiful hearts, ready to bid on their...
Al Paterson, founder of the Santa Shave-Off
This past October, Her Honour, the Honourable Judith Guichon, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia, invited Victoria Hospice to Government House...
Elisabeth of Hungary feeding a patient in her hospice
Elizabeth of Hungary remains human eight centuries after her death thanks to her compassionate care for the poor, ill and dying.
Theo, Hospice therapy dog
... what a lovely place the world would be.
What do you get when you bring together five women of diverse skill sets and compassionate hearts? You get the first annual heART For Hospice, a...
A symbol, like a work of art, means something unique to every person who sees it. Some symbols, however, are so familiar by way of their antiquity...
Love is an emotion which, like water, finds a way to flow.
How do you put a value on counselling support? Consider this story.
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.


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.