When grief and loss leave you empty handed, picking up a pen can help. That’s what Diane Scott found after losing her partner, Shelley, to cancer in June 2019. She joined Victoria Hospice’s journal writing group, which offered one way to express and explore the grief she was experiencing.
The British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association calls for hospice volunteers to be deemed essential for the future of quality hospice palliative care and be recognized as essential positions during and post COVID19.
A new report from the Provincial Hospice Working Group (PHWG), proposes a series of actions to prepare hospice organizations to work together to address the needs of British Columbians affected by aging and serious illnesses in local communities.
Victoria Hospice Society Board of Directors welcomes four new members with senior expertise in clinical nursing, economics and taxation. Paul Pallan, a leader in social policy, health, and education, now chairs the board after several months as acting chair.
Making a will helps your loved ones honour you by ensuring your legacy is fulfilled. It also lessens the burden they may carry during their time of grief.