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Community based, working in cooperation with health care agencies, the hospital, and other community resources

 

 

What is Hospice?

The Revelstoke Hospice Society understands that from the time of a terminal illness diagnosis, clients and their families are on a journey. We are here to walk with you on this very personal journey. Hospice is not just a place but also a concept. The focus is on caring, not curing; on life, not death. Quality of life, family wellness, community involvement and personal dignity are all part of the compassion and progressive vision of hospice care.

A Note About Our Volunteers

Our volunteers are caring, sensitive people who have been successfully screened and have completed specialized training.  They know how to listen without judgement and without giving advice.  They respect your need for confidentiality and honour all religious and/or spiritual beliefs without imposing their personal values.

 

 

October 13 is National Children’s Hospice Palliative Care Day

Not just the elderly die in Hospice. The campaign aims to raise awareness about the importance of pediatric hospice palliative care and improve the quality of living and dying for infants, children and youth with life-threatening conditions and their families. Twenty-five years ago, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice opened as North America’s first free-standing children’s hospice. […]

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Hospice AGM June 30th 7 pm via ZOOM

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Support the Pals Program: VOTE!

https://revelstoke.ca/1764/2020-Community-Initiatives-Program-Infor?fbclid=IwAR2XSGfwr0e8MeY6iY5onRmG1qtD1AvAdju5r1eTtrp0I03bvcBTp916cOc#liveEditTab_widgets Please share with the City and CBT why THE REVELSTOKE HOSPICE SOCIETY’S PALS PROGRAM is worth every penny: 1. addressing social isolation for seniors 2. improving seniors mental health through companionship 3. promoting inter-generational relationships 4. addresses end of life care Thanks you for your participation. The City and CBT will share the Public […]

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“No one deserves to be alone”

Some positive press during a challenging time: https://www.revelstokereview.com/community/not-alone-revelstoke-volunteers-play-tic-tac-toe-on-seniors-windows/

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Quarantine Phone Chain for Isolated Seniors of Revelstoke

The Revelstoke Hospice Society is dedicated to reducing isolation for seniors in our community. We would like to provide companionship during this time of quarantine by creating a phone chain. Volunteers will call an isolated person in the community regularly and share meaningful conversation. If you know someone who could benefit from a call, please […]

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How we Help

 

Volunteer provide the framework for Hospice, but we would not be able to reach all parts of the community without the support from these local providers.