Author: Matt Williams

Aug 2020 | Staff

Victoria Hospice Announces New Medical Director

We are pleased to announce that Amy Tan, MD MSc CCFP (PC) FCFP has accepted the role of Medical Director, beginning November 16th, 2020.

Jul 2020 | Hospice, Nursing

Words of Kindness

Words of kindness shared by our community to our care team at Victoria Hospice.

Jul 2020 | Events, News Releases

Cycle of Life Tour Riders go Virtual to Raise Funds for Hospice care

2020 has been quite the year, but this year’s Cycle of Life Tour riders are making the most of those “2”s and “0”s and getting on their bikes in support of hospice care on Vancouver Island.

Jun 2020 | Hospice

Sweethearts Connected through Song

“I Iove to talk about my sweetheart and to honour her any chance I get,” says Ray Mau of his wife Jan, who “transitioned to heaven” at Victoria Hospice on August 24th, 2019. For several month now, Ray has been raising funds in Jan’s honour to support the Music Therapy Program at Victoria Hospice. He […]

Jun 2020 | Hospice

Victoria Hospice Partners with Inter-Cultural Association

Talking about our health-care wishes and the end of life is not always easy. Victoria Hospice’s Education and Research team has introduced a game to the community that makes it easier to explore, reflect, and share wishes and values around end-of-life care.

Jun 2020 | Hospice

Gordy Dodd’s 11th annual Walk for Peace is going Virtual

While the in-person walk has been postponed to 2021, you can still join in virtually for this year's Peace Walk.

Jun 2020 | Events, Hospice, News Releases

Virtual Garden Tour Raises Funds for End-of-life Care

Victoria Hospice celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. To mark this milestone, they aim to raise $40,000 for this year’s Teeny Tiny Garden Tour Virtual Edition, launching on Sunday, June 14th.

May 2020 | Hospice

A War Hero and an Inspiration

Margaret Brooke was a remarkable woman who lived a remarkable and inspiring life. Margaret joined the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) in 1942. On October 14, 1942

May 2020 | Hospice, Nursing

National Nursing Week: “To the Hands and Hearts that Care”

A famous expression says, “not all heroes wear capes.” This National Nursing Week, that statement is especially true. At Victoria Hospice, our heroes wear many things including a compassionate, caring smile.

May 2020 | 40th Anniversary, Volunteer

Forty Years of Care: Carol-Ann Staples

Read more on the story of Carol-Ann Staples, a longtime volunteer with Victoria Hospice.