Hospice Palliative Care Providers
What Hospice Palliative Care Addresses
Hospice Palliative Care is specialized client-centered end-of-life care. It aims to relieve suffering and improve the quality of living and dying.
Hospice Palliative Care supports people living with life-threatening illnesses. It provides care for patients and their loved ones to meet each individual’s
- Medical needs
- Psychological needs
- Social needs
- Spiritual needs
- Practical needs
Where is Care Provided?
Hospice palliative care considers that dying is an important part of living and that it is essential to manage pain and other symptoms effectively so that those facing death, and their loved ones, can devote their energies not to fighting physical discomfort, but to embrace the time they have left together.
We have a variety of volunteering opportunities: Volunteers for Events Memory Tree Volunteers at Festival of Trees – volunteers help create awareness about Palliative Care, help set up and take down display, assist visitors with hanging memory cards on the tree and...read more
Comfort Care Bags What are Comfort Care Bags? In simplest terms the comfort care bag is made up of donated items to provide comfort to the palliative care person, their families and loved ones in this journey of their life and to let families know they are...read more
Mayor Bill Given proclaimed National Hospice Palliative Care Week 2019The Proclamation read as follows:89% of people with life-limiting illness, such as a progressive neurological illness, organ failure, or frailty could benefit from palliative care.Hospice palliative...read more
Kelsi McInnes BMT, MTA Kelsi is an accredited music therapist, wife and mother of two. Music has been a part of her world since she was a little one and she finds joy and excitement in sharing it with a new generation of melody makers, while keeping it in the lives of...read more
Jody Walker Mental Health Promotion Facilitator Alberta Health Services Grande Prairie, Alberta Jody Walker works as the Mental Health Promotion Facilitator with Alberta Health Services in Grande Prairie, AB and have been a MHFA (basic) instructor since March 2016....read more
Wendy Duggleby, PhD, RN Associate Dean of Research, Professor, Endowed Nursing Research Chair in Aging and Quality of Life, Director of Innovations in Seniors' Care Research Unit Nursing About Me My areas of research interest include Gero-oncology, psychosocial...read more
Dr. Eman Hassan is the Director of Public Health Initiatives at the BC Centre for Palliative Care, where she is leading its Compassionate Communities Initiative, Seed Grant Program and Advance Care Initiative. Eman is the author of the Centre’s White Paper...read more
Dr. Shane Sinclair is an Associate Professor and Cancer Care Research Professor with the University of Calgary, Faculty of Nursing. He holds adjunct appointments within the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary and the Manitoba...read more
Thank You to our Sponsors
Grande Prairie Palliative Care Society is the connection and advocates in the community for end-life-care. We support multiple programs and community events to raise awareness.