New Denver Hospice Society

Ana Bokstrom – Coordinator admin@newdenverhospice.ca
PO Box 217, New Denver, BC V0G 1S0
401 Galena Ave.
250-358-7828
website: https://newdenverhospice.com

“The goal of the New Denver Hospice Society is to support the quality of living while in the process of dying and a healthy transition through grief for the bereaved.”

New Denver Hospice Society Mission Statement
New Denver Hospice Society supports quality of living while in the process of dying and supports a healthy transition through grief for the bereaved.

Our Purpose is to:

  • Select, train, and provide ongoing education and support to volunteers.
  • Provide a thorough assessment of client and family needs related to hospice care, including advance care planning.
  • Refer volunteers to clients and families seeking assistance.
  • Provide emotional and practical support to clients and their families during the final stages of illness through regular and extended visits by trained volunteers.
  • Provide bereavement follow-up.
  • Organize ongoing education about hospice/palliative care for voluntary and professional caregivers  as well as interested members of the community.
  • Cooperate and communicate among hospice societies in the area and maximize resources.
  • Recognize the value of and participate in the local, provincial and national hospice/palliative care communities. Memberships will be obtained in the CHPCA and the BCHPCA.
  • Raise awareness of services and resources and keep abreast of new developments.

The communities represented by the New Denver Hospice Society are Silverton, New Denver, Hills, and Rosebery.

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