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. Our trained volunteers are a part of a caregiving team that includes community home nursing, doctors, hospital and facility staff, social workers, and spiritual leaders.
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Every Story Is Unique
“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.”
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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.