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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.

Mar 2021 | Hospice

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 Hospice when my dad invited me to attend a Victoria Hospice Donor Appreciation Tea with him. My mom had always enjoyed going with him in […]

Feb 2021 | Hospice, Staff

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.

Feb 2021 | Hospice

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).

Feb 2021 | Hospice

Hospice provides compassion in a time of COVID

"Victoria Hospice should be celebrating 40 years of providing end-of-life care for south Island residents. It can’t, which means another year of flying under the radar for the staff and volunteers who have made Victoria Hospice a North American leader in the area of palliative care since it started in 1980." - Travis Paterson, Oak Bay News