West Parry Sound Hospice

 

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Our Mission

Hospice West Parry Sound is an accessible community-based organization of trained volunteers dedicated to the enhancement of the quality of life for all who are dealing with a life-threatening illness.

The goal of HWPS is to provide palliative care for people of the Parry Sound area. Our community-based, non-profit organization currently provides training for volunteers in palliative care in order to provide for the Visiting Hospice Services. Many of our palliative clients who face a life-threatening illness live in a variety of settings that include private homes, the hospital and long-term facilities and benefit from the emotional, social and spiritual support provided. Bereavement support is also offered to family members as they face their loss of a loved one.

“Palliative care is about living and giving meaning to one’s life; it’s about sharing tears and rejoicing in laughter; it’s about living with dignity and grace; it’s about life not death.”

What are your admission/referral criteria?

Please contact our office to arrange an appointment for access to our services.

If you are a medical professional, family member or caregiver, contact our office to refer a patient for an assessment.

How would you answer the following question if asked by a patient, client, resident, and/or family?

"What can you do for me?"

We help people get the best quality of life until the very end of life and support families during their loved one's illness and in bereavement. Achieving this goal is the heart and soul of our work.