Nelson & District Hospice Society

Enhancing End of Life Experiences through Mindfulness and Compassion


Hospice palliative care focuses on providing care, support, respite, and advocacy to patients and their caregivers to make their life comfortable, peaceful, and dignified. Trained volunteers from Nelson Hospice are a part of a caregiving team that includes community home nursing, doctors, hospital and facility staff, social workers, home support and spiritual leaders.


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Every Story Is Unique

“You helped me navigate Dave's life with illness and now life without him physically present. I knew how much I appreciated the support, but working out of town for the last year and seeing the vacuum that exists for those in similar positions has given me yet another reason to be grateful for our community.”

- AT

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Nelson Hospice takes the health and safety of its clients and staff very seriously.  We comply with all Public Health guidelines in providing our services to our clients, including mask-wearing and practicing physical distancing when possible.  For now, our in-person services are continuing following these guidelines in homes, in hospital and in walk and talk groups.  We hope to return to in-person services in residential care sites as soon as health guidelines allow.  Our group work has continued online.  We are always happy to answer any questions of how COVID is impacting our work with our clients.

Nelson & District Hospice Society would like to thank all our funders, past and present, for their generous support which allows us to meet the needs of the community by offering a variety of services.

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Nelson & District Hospice Society works closely with healthcare providers, counsellors, therapists, clergy, and pharmacists to provide compassionate care and support for the dying and the bereaved in our communities.

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