I could not, at any age,

“be content to take my place by the fireside and simply look on. Life was meant to be lived. Curiosity must be kept alive. One must never, for whatever reason, turn his back on life.”
~Eleanore Roosevelt

Dear Hospice,

“Thank you and your team for all you did for Bob and me. It made it all so much easier. We grew to love the two volunteers you sent. Their approach to Bob was different and exactly right. They were so unstinting with their time. Two remarkable human beings! Thank you for staying in touch.”
~Laura

I've seen and met angels

“wearing the disguise of ordinary people living ordinary lives.”

~Tracy Chapman


Mission Statement

Providing practical, emotional and spiritual support to individuals and their loved ones through the stages of dying, death and bereavement.

Hospice palliative care aims to make the last months of life comfortable, peaceful and dignified for patients and their caregivers by providing care, support, respite and advocacy. Our trained Hospice volunteers work as part of a caregiving team that could include community home nursing, doctors, hospital and facility staff, social workers and spiritual leaders.

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Nelson & District Hospice SocietyThursday, August 18th, 2016 at 8:43am
Take the time to listen to these words ... so many wonderful insights into what hospice can provide to those at the end of life.
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Nelson & District Hospice SocietyThursday, June 23rd, 2016 at 6:25am
A good informational webinar from CHPCA on Medical Assistance in Dying. We'll keep you updated as new guidelines are released from BC's professional colleges.
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Educational Online Event: Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) in Canada
The federal legislation is currently before Parliament and the Senate and the plan is to have it passed prior to the June 6th, 2016 deadline. That process is currently…
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Nelson & District Hospice Society shared Dying Matters's post.Monday, June 13th, 2016 at 4:14am
Wonderful questions to spark the conversations that matter with those you love ... Especially parents!
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Nelson & District Hospice SocietyWednesday, June 8th, 2016 at 10:20am
"Fill Your cup: Self-care for Caregivers" A wonderful local yoga instructor, Drea Phoenix, is going to be giving a workshop geared specifically for caregivers. Check it out!
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Nelson & District Hospice Society shared The Georgia Straight's post.Monday, June 6th, 2016 at 8:52am
Well, Bill C-14 has not yet been made law but Medical Assistance in Dying is now the law of the land.
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September 5, 2016
  • NDHS Drop in Grief Support Group
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: September 5, 2016 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Kalein Hospice Centre 402 Richards St W, Nelson BC V1L 3K3, Canada


September 12, 2016
  • NDHS Drop in Grief Support Group
    Starts: 6:30 pm
    Ends: September 12, 2016 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Kalein Hospice Centre 402 Richards St W, Nelson BC V1L 3K3, Canada


September 13, 2016
  • Nelson Hospice Board Meeting/Presentation of Kalien Research and Feasibility Study
    Starts: 6:00 pm
    Ends: September 13, 2016 - 7:30 pm

    Location: Kalein Board Room