Every person at the end of their life may live in dignity, respect and comfort and not feel alone.
We are a hospice without walls that, through education, advocacy and our presence, offer companionship and support to enhance the well-being of individuals and their caregivers during life-limiting illness and bereavement, within our community.
Beliefs And Values
- Each person, regardless of race, religion or personal life choices has as an intrinsic value as an autonomous and unique individual.
- Both living and dying provide opportunities for personal growth and self-actualization.
- Client and family suffering, expectations, needs, hopes, and fears are central to service planning.
- Directors, Staff and Volunteers enter into relationships with clients, families, colleagues and the community based on dignity, confidentiality and integrity.
- Communities are strengthened when services are based on a unified and caring response to suffering.
- Compassion based on a foundation and framework of sensitivity and fairness to all.
- Empowerment of people to feel confident with day-to-day decisions and life
- Equity for those we serve, our partners, and each other.
- Trustworthiness as demonstrated by commitment to accountability, privacy and confidentiality, honesty and respect for all whom we encounter.
- Collaboration with communities, government, professional organizations and each other promote the shared goal of meeting palliative and end-of-life service needs.
- Accountability to the standards of stewardship, transparency and governance in all aspects of our work.
— Based on the Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Association statement of Values and Beliefs
Our services are based on a holistic approach to clients and their families, respecting culture, dignity and personal lifestyle preferences.