Hospice Palliative Care

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Hospice Palliative Care…

  • is active compassionate care offered to improve quality of life for individuals with life-threatening illness where cure is no longer felt to be possible. Support is also available for their families and friends.
  • is a holistic care plan that addresses the physical, psychosocial, practical, and spiritual needs of the patient and their family during end-of-life care.
  • provides symptom management and pain control· emphasizes comfort care that neither postpones nor hastens death
  • utilizes a team approach involving the patient, family, friends, doctors, nurses, social workers, hospice volunteers and staff

Volunteer Palliative Support Program

  • Volunteers provide:
    • one-to-one support to patients and their families in a variety of settings; at the patient’s home, in the Langley Hospice Residence, in hospital and care facilities.
    • vigil support during the last 72 hours of one’s life.
    • respite care for the caregiver.
  • Volunteers are skilled listeners who are sensitive, compassionate and respectful of confidentiality and cultural backgrounds.
  • Volunteers must successfully complete the 30-hour comprehensive Hospice Volunteer Training Program.
  • Confidentiality agreements must be signed, RCMP record and references are checked.

For more information, please contact the
Palliative Program Coordinator at the
Langley Hospice Society at 604-530-1115

“Palliative Support Program” Brochure

“Hospice Vigil Program” Brochure

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Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Donations of gently used clothing and household items are being accepted by appointment only.

Please call 604.513.9319 to book an appointment

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