Care in Hospice, Hospital or Facility

Care in a Hospice, Hospital or Facility Island Health

If care cannot be accommodated in the home environment, or a client does not desire a home death, Island Health and our partners offer care in Community Hospice beds, or in-patient Palliative Care Units at the following locations:

Specialized Palliative Care Units

South Island

  • 12-bed palliative care unit at the Royal Jubilee Hospital
  • 10-bed unit at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital

Central Island

  • 12-bed palliative care unit at Nanaimo Regional Hospital

Community Hospice Beds

South Island

  • Victoria Hospice Unit at Richmond Pavillion Royal Jubilee Hospital site - 18 beds
  • Hospice at Ayre Manor, Sooke - 2 beds

Center Island

  • Cowichan Hospice House at Cairsnmore, Duncan - 7 beds - View guided video tour
  • Hospice at Chemainus Health Care Centre - 1 bed
  • Hospice at Trillium Lodge, Parksville - 6 beds - View guided video tour
  • Ty Watson House, Port Alberni - 4 beds

North Island

  • Hospice at the Views, Comox - 4 beds - View guided video
  • Hospice at Yucalta Lodge, Campbell River - 4 beds

Palliative care bed map

General Information on Care in Hospice, Hospital or Facility

Referral Required?
Required
How to Get Referral

Referral from Physician or Nurse Practitioner.

Locations

Bamfield Health Centre

Bamfield Health Centre

353 Bamfield Rd
P.O. Box 40
Bamfield, B.C. 
V0R 1B0

250-728-3312

Chemainus Health Care Centre

Chemainus Health Care Centre

9909 Esplanade St
Chemainus, B.C.
V0R 1K1

250-737-2040

Cormorant Health Centre

Cormorant Island Health Centre

49 School Rd
Alert Bay, B.C.
V0N 1A0

250-974-5585

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