Alberni Valley Hospice Society/Ty Watson House

Overview of programs and Services::

Community Palliative Care Support, Caregiver Support, Bereavement Support (individual counselling and groups), Spiritual Care, Residential Hospice, Complimentary Integrative Holisitic Health Services (such as Reiki and Healing Touch), Advance Care Planning, Library Resources, Reflections Life Story Recording Program.

What languages are your services offered in?:

English

Is your program designated as a hospice palliative care program/service?:

Yes

What population of hospice palliative care patients/clients does your program/service currently serve?:

Adults

What are your admission/referral criteria?:

Referral through Island Health for admission at Ty Watson House. Otherwise clients can self-refer.

Your hospice palliative care program/service provides support and/or care for the following:

Cancer
Cardiovascular Disease
Renal Disease
Respiratory Disease
Care for all conditions
Anticipatory Grief and Bereavement
Emotional/Spiritual Support

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident and/or family? "What can you do for me?":

We can provide palliative care support (at home or in our hospice house) for clients at end of life. We also provide support for caregivers and loved ones facing loss and bereavement. We also provide free life story recording (for clients meeting the criteria).

Bereavement:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service

Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service
In Home

Bereavement Support:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service

Child and Youth:

Upon Request
In Program or Service

Complementary Therapists:

Upon Request
In Program or Service
In Home

Complementary Therapies:

Upon Request
In Program or Service
In Home

Education:

Upon Request

Grief Group Facilitator:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service

Respite Care:

Upon Request
In Program or Service

Spiritual/Pastoral Support:

Upon Request
In Program or Service
In Home

Volunteer Coordinators:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service

Volunteer Support:

Dedicated Staff
In Program or Service



Contact Information

Address:
3088 3rd avenue
Port Alberni,  British Columbia
V9Y 2A5
Contact Name: Theresa Maxmenko
Phone: (250) 723-4478
Fax: (250) 723-4471
 

Categories:

Acute Care Hospital
Chronic / Long Term Care Facility
Home
Hospice Society
Nursing Home or skilled Nursing Facility
Residential Hospice
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