Hospice Care

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There are a number of hospices across the Central Region that provide coordinated, multi-disciplinary care for you, a family member or friend, living with terminal illnesses, as well as their caregivers and families.

These include two key types of hospices:

Home Visiting and Day Program Hospices 

For those diagnosed with a life-threatening illness – from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond, as well as their caregivers/families, these hospices (marked as shaded areas in map) offer varied onsite programs, such as:

  • Day programs – for peer support, information sharing, activities that illness can often restrict and a shared meal
  • Caregiver support – in a group setting or one-on-one
  • Complementary/wellness programs – from reiki to art & music therapy
  • Professional supports – including social work and counselling chaplaincy
  • Volunteer supports – for help with errands to legacy support
  • Anticipatory grief & bereavement support

Our home visiting and day program hospices include:

Residential Hospices  –

For those in the final stage of a terminal illness, these hospices (marked in map legend) offer a home-like alternative to institutional and in-home care.

Our residential hospices include:

Watch this video to learn about one of the region’s newest hospices: Margaret Bahen Hospice:

Virtual Hospice 

There is also the Canadian Virtual Hospice that offers you information and support on palliative care, end-of-life care, loss and grief.