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Funding enhances palliative and hospice supports

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Funding enhances palliative and hospice supports

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Ministry of Health Communications
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The following hospice and palliative care locations are receiving funding

Fraser Health:

Each of the hospice facilities listed below have been allocated $25,000. Those with a * indicate health-authority operated:

  • Abbotsford Regional Hospital*
  • Burnaby Hospital*
  • Christine Morrison Hospice – Mission Hospital*
  • Crossroads Inlet Centre Hospice – Port Coquitlam*
  • Fraser Canyon Hospital – Hope*
  • Holmberg House – Abbotsford*
  • Langley Hospice – Langley Hospital*
  • Laurel Place – Surrey*
  • McKenney Creek Hospice – Maple Ridge*
  • Peace Arch Hospital*
  • Surrey Memorial Hospital*
  • St. Michael’s Centre to support St. Michael’s Care Centre Hospice – Burnaby
  • Delta Hospice Society to support Irene Thomas Hospice
  • Sienna-Baltic (Cascades) Inc. to support Cascades Lodge – Chilliwack

Interior Health:

Each of the hospice facilities listed below have been allocated $25,000. Those with a * indicate health-authority operated:

  • Brookhaven Care Centre – Kelowna*
  • Central Okanagan Hospice House – Kelowna*
  • Kelowna General Hospital*
  • Moog and Friends Hospice House – Penticton*
  • Overlander Residential Care – Kamloops*
  • Royal Inland Hospital*
  • Shuswap Lake General Hospital – Salmon Arm*
  • Kamloops Hospice Association to support Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Hospice
  • North Okanagan Hospice Society to support North Okanagan Hospice House – Vernon

Island Health:

Each of the hospice facilities listed below have been allocated $25,000. Those with a * indicate health-authority operated:

  • Chemainus Health Care Centre*
  • Nanaimo Regional General Hospital*
  • Saanich Peninsula Hospital* 
  • Trillium Lodge – Parksville*
  • Yucalta Lodge – Campbell River*
  • Alberni Valley Hospice Society to support Ty Watson House – Port Alberni
  • Park Place Seniors Living Inc. to support the Lodge on 4th – Ladysmith
  • Sooke Elderly Citizens Housing Society to support Ayre Manor
  • St. Joseph’s General Hospital to support the Views Lodge (Hospice at the Views) – Comox
  • Victoria Hospice Society to support the Victoria Hospice at Royal Jubilee Hospital

Northern Health:

Each of the hospice facilities listed below have been allocated $25,000. Those with a * indicate health-authority operated:

  • Acropolis Manor – Prince Rupert*
  • Bulkley Lodge – Smithers*
  • Bulkley Valley District Hospital – Smithers*
  • Chetwynd Hospital and Health Centre*
  • Dunrovin Park Lodge – Quesnel*
  • Fort Nelson Hospital*
  • Fort St. John Hospital*
  • Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre - Xaayda Gwaay Ngaaysdll Naay*
  • Northern Haida Gwaii Hospital and Health Centre*
  • Kitimat General Hospital and Health Centre*
  • Mackenzie and District Hospital and Health Centre*
  • McBride and District Hospital*
  • Prince Rupert Regional Hospital*
  • Queen Charlotte Islands General Hospital*
  • Rotary Manor – Dawson Creek*
  • Stuart Lake Hospital – Fort St. James*
  • Terraceview Lodge – Terrace*
  • Prince George Hospice Society to support Rotary Hospice House

Vancouver Coastal Health:

Each of the hospice facilities listed below have been allocated $25,000. Those with a * indicate health-authority operated:

  • Bella Coola General Hospital*
  • Lions Gate Hospital*
  • North Shore Hospice*
  • Richmond General Hospital*
  • Shorncliffe Residential Care Facility – Sechelt*
  • Vancouver General Hospital*
  • Salvation Army Rotary Hospice House to support the Rotary Hospice House – Richmond
  • The Bloom Group ($50,000) to support:
    • St. James Cottage Hospice – Vancouver
    • May Gutteridge Hospice (May’s Place) – Vancouver
  • Providence Health Care ($50,000) to support:
    • St. John Hospice – Vancouver
    • St. Paul’s Hospital Palliative Care Unit

In addition, the following service providers will receive funding to support hospices:

  • Crossroads Hospice Society ($50,000) to support its project to acquire equipment and renovate its patient treatment space.
  • Oceanside Hospice Society ($50,000) to purchase new equipment and a transport van.
  • Surrey Hospice Society ($50,000) to complete renovations to its Resource Centre space to facilitate sound-proof counselling spaces for privacy protection and respect for clients, and purchase tools and equipment needed for the children’s grief resource centre.
  • Vancouver Hospice Society ($71,000) to renovate and expand the society’s space to improve patient care.

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