is a community based non-profit Volunteer Society that provides
trained volunteers to offer social, emotional and spiritual
support to people living with or dying with an advanced illness
and their family.
of support are also offered to family members through their
grief. There is no cost for Hospice services.
volunteer services began in the fall of 1985.
services the 100 Mile District, including Lac La Hache, Bridge
Lake and other districts.
are a proud member of the Canadian and B.C. Hospice Palliative
Care Associations. We adhere to the norms and standards of care
of the national and provincial organizations.
partnership with the 100 Mile House Palliative Care team, we
are committed to “Helping people with a terminal illness
live to the fullest until they die and to help their loved one
to be supported in their grief”.
100 MILE DISTRICT HOSPICE PALLIATIVE CARE SOCIETY
Board of Directors is responsible for the Governance of the
Society. Elections are held once a year at the Annual General
Meeting in April. The Board meets on a regular basis and more
meetings are scheduled when the need arises.
is the Mission of the 100 Mile District Hospice Palliative Care
Society to provide a volunteer service dedicated to the compassionate
care of persons in the community, with life threatening or terminal
illness and to their families. This support is based on the
philosophy, norms and standards of the BC Palliative Care Association
and embraces the concept of compassionate, physical, emotional,
spiritual and social care for the whole person.
purposes of the Society (as per the Constitution) shall be to:
information, education and bereavement support to terminally
ill patients and their families;
a volunteer program, as part of an interdisciplinary team
approach, for the visitation of terminally ill patients
in their homes, in the hospital or in long-term residential
train and support volunteers in palliative care related
donation, grants and funds and administer the same in consistence
with the objectives of the Society;
as a partnership in conjunction and in cooperation with
governmental agencies and private organization which have
interest in common with the Society;
leadership, encourage community awareness and stimulate
citizen participation in the study, assessment and improvement
of palliative care in the area;
a system of ongoing evaluation of the Society’s function.
in the 100 Mile District who are suffering from life threatening
illness and who are referred either by themselves, a family
member or a member of the PC team.
families, meaning whoever the client views as his/her family.
adult member of the community who is in need of resources
relating to death and grief.
contact the Hospice office