Hospice Stories

"People need to understand," says Marnie Lamb, coordinator of the Bedside Singers, "yes, there is sorrow at Victoria Hospice, people are dying and...
"The holistic quality of the palliative care philosophy is the part that resonates for me; it's great to work with so many people here who share the...
By offering individual, family, and support-group counselling for children of all ages, Victoria Hospice recognizes the multi-layered needs of...
Death usually took place at home until the 1940s, when medical science advanced in all major areas. Suddenly, people were mostly dying in hospitals...
“For many years, there was a hesitancy, almost a paternalistic view in healthcare, that patients and their families at the end of life shouldn’t be...
Carol Johnson, RN, has been a Palliative Response Team (PRT) nurse for Victoria Hospice since 2004. "It's my dream job."

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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.