Nelson and District Hospice Society


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What are your admission/referral criteria?

  • self-referral
  • doctor's and/or nursing referral
  • social worker referral
  • professional community referral w/permission

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

“What can you do for me?”


Provide one-on-one companionship, support and respite care in a home, hospital or long term care facility setting as well as anticipatory grief and follow-up grief support.


Provide information regarding additional community resources.

 

Staff/Service

By Dedicated Staff

Upon Request

In Program/Service

In Home

Animal Therapists

 

 

 

 

Art Therapists

 

 

 

 

Bereavement Coordinators

 

 

 

 

Bereavement Support

 

 

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Child and Youth Coordinator/Counsellor

 

 

 

Clinical Counsellors

 

 

 

 

Complementary Therapists

 

 

 

 

Complementary therapies

 

 

 

 

Day Program

 

 

 

 

Dietitians

 

 

 

 

Education

 

 

 

Educational Coordinators

 

 

 

 

Grief Group Facilitator

 

 

 

Home Consultation Services

 

 

 

Home Support (Homemaking)

 

 

 

 

Inpatient consultation

 

 

 

 

Inpatient Facility (PCU)

 

 

 

 

Music Therapists

 

 

 

 

Nurses

 

 

 

 

Nursing Visits

 

 

 

 

Occupational Therapists

 

 

 

 

Outpatient Clinics

 

 

 

 

Personal Support Workers

 

 

 

 

Pain & Symptom Management

 

 

 

 

Pharmacists    

 

 

 

 

Physicians

 

 

 

 

Physician Visits

 

 

 

 

Physiotherapists

 

 

 

 

Psychologists

 

 

 

 

Quick Response / Emergency Response

 

 

 

 

Research

 

 

 

 

Respiratory Therapists

 

 

 

 

Respite Care

 

 

 

Social Workers

 

 

 

 

Social Work / Counselling

 

 

 

 

Speech / Language Therapists

 

 

 

 

Spiritual / Pastoral Care Workers

 

 

 

 

Spiritual / Pastoral Support

 

 

 

 

Volunteer Coordinators

 

 

 

Volunteers

 

 

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Volunteer Support

 

 

 

Other (please specify):       

    

 

 

 

 

To provide compassionate care to the terminally ill, the dying, the bereaved and their loved ones.