St. Joseph's General Hospital - Comox Valley, BC
Comox Valley – Individuals approaching the end of their lives and who are in need of community hospice care can now receive these services closer to home with the opening today of Hospice at The Views.
"We have committed to increasing the number of hospice spaces in the province by 100 per cent by 2020," said Health Minister Terry Lake. "By providing for more hospice spaces at The Views, we are
making progress towards our goal, and today’s announcement will complement the larger plan to provide residents with comfortable, improved palliative care services closer to home and loved ones."
The new four-bed hospice service is a community partnership involving the Province of B.C., Island Health, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Comox Valley Hospice Society and the St. Joseph’s Hospital Foundation.Island Health will provide annual operating funding to St. Joseph’s Hospital. The Comox Valley Hospice Society, through community donations, will provide supports and counselling to patients and their families...
More About the Hospice Service Fact Sheet (pdf)
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CARE WITH COMPASSION
"Our vision is to become ever more able to serve the needs of the community with care, compassion and skill."
On behalf of the Diocese of Victoria, I am extremely pleased to share that Accreditation Canada has awarded St. Joseph's General Hospital 'Accreditation with Exemplary Standing'. The Accreditation Canada survey process is an independent, external review using national standards to assess the care and service provided to our community. Achieving Exemplary Standing reflects St. Joseph’s goal to provide the highest standard of care to those we serve," said Mr. Chris Kelsey, Board Chair.