UPCOMING EVENTS

May 12
Bucket List Festival: An upbeat & informative event on topics relating to living well at end of life. Learn about how to be prepared soyou can focus on yoru bucket list!

May 11
Co Creating a Caregiver Circle: You are invited to co-create a learning circle that will provide education & support to rural and First Nations family caregivers.

May 6
12th Annual Hike for Hospice & Happy Hour: Support this fundraising event and join us to celebrate all we have accomplished together. Family Friendly, LIVE MUSIC, activities and more.

 

 

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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.