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.
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.
A daughter honours parents through a legacy of compassionate care
Written by Gayle Wigmore My parents, Grace and Bill Wigmore, were great supporters of Victoria Hospice and donated to the organization for many years. I was first introduced to Victoria […]
Bearing Witness to Suffering and Joy
A life-limiting diagnosis can turn your world upside-down. Coming to terms with a loved one’s illness and end-of-life care can be world-shattering for families too. Our community counsellors provide registered Victoria Hospice patients and families with emotional support and strategies to help people live as well as they can throughout their end-of-life journey.
Victoria Hospice Staff Co-Author Seminal Research
Congratulations to Victoria Hospice's Marney Thompson and Betty Anderson on the publication of seminal research they co-authored with Rosanne Beuthin (Island Health), Anne Bruce and Sarah Lundy (University of Victoria).