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Victoria Hospice News and Stories

Nov 2021 | Hospice

Researchers invite patient priorities for psilocybin-assisted therapy studies

A research coalition including Victoria Hospice, TheraPsil, other clinicians, and end-of-life specialists is interested in generating evidence that explores the use of psilocybin in the compassionate treatment of end-of-life emotional distress. In this PRE-research study, we want to ensure future research activities reflect patient priorities and interests.

Nov 2021 | Hospice

No matter how old: Grief support for children and youth

If you are old enough to love, you are old enough to grieve. But no one, including children and youth, should have to grieve alone. Victoria Hospice recognizes the unique ways young people experience grief and loss on National Children’s Grief Awareness Day on November 18. “We want the community to know although the experience […]

Oct 2021 | Hospice

Potential New Site for Victoria Hospice

The Greater Victoria School District has entered into an agreement to potentially sell 1.9 acres of land south of Lansdowne Middle School to the Victoria Hospice Society for $2.5 million. The triangular-shaped property is adjacent to the south campus of Lansdowne Middle School, formerly Richmond Elementary School.

Oct 2021 | Hospice

Victoria Hospice Welcomes New Board Members

At the heart of many organizations is a Board of Directors dedicated to furthering its cause. The Victoria Hospice Society is proud to welcome four new members to its Board of Directors, helping us fulfill our goal of quality palliative and end-of-life care for all.

Oct 2021 | Hospice, Volunteer

Honouring Outstanding Hospice Volunteers

Each September, Victoria Hospice awards honorary life memberships to volunteers who have served with distinction and made significant contributions to our organization. We extend our sincere congratulations and gratitude to these exemplary Hospice volunteers: Sheridan Cooper, Maureen O’Neill, and Kimberly Smit.