Events

  • 06Jun

    Join us at Privato Vineyard & Winery for an Art Show and Sale featureing the artwork of Vaughn Butland and Brian Chandler. Half of all Art Sales will come directly to Hospice.   Look forward to seeing you Saturday June 6, between 10 am & 5pm at Privato Winery - 5505 Westyde Road.  See attached poster. 

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  • 11Jun

    We are hosting 2 Caregiver Wellness Workshops facilitied by Jan Spilman, MEd, RCC.  June 11th - Caring on Empty is directed toward Healthcare Professionals and Volunteers working with individuals with a life threatening illness. June 12th - Family Caregiving is intended for family/friends caregivers who are caring for their loved one at home.  The workshops will be held at the Kamloops Alliance Church, 233 Fortune Drive.       To register contact Sue at Kamloops Hospice (Monday - Friday) at 250-372-1336.  See attached info flyer. 

     

     

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Kamloops Hospice Association is to enhance the quality of life of persons and their families facing death and bereavement through skilled and compassionate physical, emotional and spiritual care in the setting of the individual's choice.

What is Hospice?

"Hospice care allows patients to live until they die, their families to live with them until they die, and to go on living afterwards."
Elizabeth Kubler Ross

Facing a terminal illness changes a patient and their family's life dramatically but knowing there is support makes the journey easier.

Specialised end of life care means the physical and emotional needs are sensitively met. Pain and symptom management are a priority so the patient can live their remaining days with dignity and comfort.

Hospice palliative care also extends to helping  friends and family members through this difficult time and during the period of grief afterwards.