Early in its planning phase, the Prince George Hospice Society has entered into discussion with SOSJ regarding support of hospice services to the Prince George community.
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.
SOSJ is in the process of developing a Best Practice Manual for Hospice Development by leveraging its combined expertise for small organizations to use in planning and implementation of future initiatives.
Education and training for professionals, families, and volunteers.
Initial request for support from Providence Health Care (PHC). Details forthcoming at the next Almoner Committee meeting.
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.
The Bloom Group Cottage is a long-term-care facility, including a 10-bed hospice, located in East Vancouver. The goal of the project is to paint and refresh 10 hospice rooms and en suite bathrooms.
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.
SOSJ provided advocacy in the development of Abbotsford Hospice Society’s Holmberg House, a 10-bed facility, co-located within the innovative Abbotsford Campus of Palliative Care including Canuck Place, Matthew’s Place, and Abbotsford Regional Hospital.