UPCOMING EVENTS

September 18th- October 23,
11:30 am-12:30 pm at the 55 Activity Centre
Coffee Get Together: Drop-in Grief Group: Open to anyone, this group offers an opportunity to listen and to share grief experiences. Find the time for yourself and be supported as you continue to make the many difficult adjustments to life following  the loss of a loved one. 

November 5th- December 10th
Courage to Grieve: A community based program for those experiencing loss through death, co-facilitated by two individuals.  Registration is required.  The six week structured bereavement sessions are held in a safe, non-judgmental group environment where you can meet others having similar experiences, thoughts and feelings.  

November 30th
Memory Tree: A community event to remember your loved ones

 

 

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Palliative Care

Through support, Palliative Care helps patients shift their focus; it is designed to ensure patients live the best they can given their diagnosis. Palliative Care can support those with Chronic Illness, Incurable Diseases as well as supporting those facing end of life.

Palliative Care Team

Squamish Hospice Society now has a Palliative Care Team lead by:

Dr. Judith Fothergill - Physician Lead 

Jane Perepalkin RN  - Palliative Care Coordinator

The Palliative Care Team also includes: Home Care Nurses, Community Pharmacist, Occupational Therapist, Home Support Workers and Hospice Volunteers.

Support

Referrals for Hospice support may be made by patients and their families, friends, family physicians, social workers or home nurses. Admission to Hospice will be at the consent of the patient.

In response to requests for service, a coordinator will arrange to visit and begin to coordinate your support programs.