Links

Palliative and Hospice

BC Hospice and Palliative Care Association
Provides information and resources for quality end-of-life care.

Canadian Palliative Care Association
Provides information on hospice palliative care services across Canada.

End-of-Life Care, Cancer.net (US)
Provides information to help patients and families make informed health care decisions.

Canadian Virtual Hospice
Provides information and support on palliative end-of-life care, loss, and grief.

Hospice Foundation of America
Provides hospice information for family, friends, and professionals.

International Hospice Associations
Provides information and resources for end-of-life organizations.

International Hospice and Palliative Care Organization
Provides information and support for end-of-life care.

Palliative Info
Provides an organized, up-to-date collection of links to palliative care resources on the Internet.

Island Health
End-of-life programs, services and community connections.

LGTB End-of-Life Conversations
Provides an overview of the supports available to the LGTB community in BC.

Hospices on Vancouver Island

Alberni Hospice Society

Campbell River Hospice Society

Comox Valley Hospice Society

Cowichan Valley Hospice Society

Nanaimo Community Hospice Society

Pacific Rim Hospice Society

Salt Spring Island Hospice Society (Bese Dane)

Sooke Hospice Society

Victoria Hospice Society

Caregiving

Caring Connections
Provides information and support when you are planning ahead, caring for a loved one, living with an illness, or grieving a loss.

Care-ring Voice Network
Connects caregivers and families to information and support on a wide range of life changing topics.  Learn form health care professionals and get a chance to share with others who are also in similar situations.

Grief

The Compassionate Friends Canada
Provides friendship, understanding, grief education, and hope for the future to all families who have experienced the death of a child at any age, from any cause.

Medical

Medlineplus
Provides information on health topics including symptoms, causes, illnesses, health conditions, and wellness issues.

Island Health
Provides information on home and community care, support services, and clients living in the community.