Category: News Releases

Apr 2021 | Hospice, News Releases

Island Hospices Step Forward to Start Conversation on Advance Care Planning

Ensuring our wishes and values for our future health care starts simply, with a conversation. On Friday, April 16th, the Vancouver Island Federation of Hospices (VIFOH) will host experts from across Vancouver Island to help individuals take the first step in Advance Care Planning.

Mar 2021 | Events, Hospice, News Releases

On point: stylish gift boxes support Victoria Hospice and local merchants

Fashion-forward Victoria Hospice supporters know compassion never goes out of style. With end-of-life care needs magnified by the pandemic, it’s more important than ever before.

Dec 2020 | Hospice, News Releases

Victoria Hospice Accredited with Commendation

Victoria Hospice is proud to announce we have achieved accreditation with commendation from Accreditation Canada. The decision follows a thorough assessment of our services and evaluation against national standards.

Oct 2020 | Legacy, News Releases

Ensure your legacy: Make a Will Week Oct. 4 to 10

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.

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 | 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.

Dec 2019 | News Releases

Expansion of Palliative and End-of-life Care in Greater Victoria

Today on the Victoria Hospice Rooftop Garden the Ministry of Health, Island Health, and Victoria Hospice gathered to make a joint announcement about the expansion of palliative and end-of-life care in our community.

Nov 2019 | Bereavement, News Releases

Victoria Hospice Launches Child & Youth Grief Podcast

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 marks the third annual National Bereavement Day in Canada, a day to advocate for grief and bereavement resources and reinforce the idea that grief is a part of life...

Sep 2019 | Bereavement, News Releases

Victoria Hospice Opens Community Support Centre

Victoria Hospice is celebrating their largest expansion of services in 30 years, with the opening of a Community Support Centre on Chatterton Way in Victoria...

Sep 2019 | News Releases

News Release: Hitting a Hole-In-One for Victoria Hospice

On Tuesday September 17th at Highland Pacific Golf Course, Craig Johanson will try to do what many golfers hope happens once in their lifetime...