SOSJ has a mission which complements the responsibility of UBC in the lifetime education of healthcare professionals by funding the development of a strong palliative care department at UBC. Recruiting an international leader in this field will attract global attention and demonstrate the responsiveness and reputation of UBC to this important discipline. SOSJ’s enhanced partnership … Continue reading “Endowed Chair of Palliative Care, UBC”

Peace Arch Hospice in White Rock has developed and presented a thorough proposal for the creation of a new hospice. SOSJ is currently in negotiations with Peace Arch Hospice to provide support for this initiative.

4-rooms (one on each floor) within this 199-bed long-term-care facility have been fully renovated to create a warm, welcoming, and non-institutional feel for those nearing end-of-life and their loved-ones. Renovations have converted these rooms to a home-like environment. Each room has signage indicating SOSJ sponsorship. A formal dedication ceremony is scheduled for early in 2018.

SOSJ partnered with government agencies in the development of a 14-bed stand-alone facility on the UBC Campus. The facility is currently being operated by Providence Health Care of Vancouver Coastal Health Authority.