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 nested in a residential care facility, or an in-patient Palliative Care Units at the following locations:

South Island

We offer three in-patient palliative care units:

  • 17-bed unit at the Royal Jubilee Hospital site operated by the Victoria Hospice
    Society
  • 10-bed unit at the Saanich Peninsula Hospital
  • NEW - Hospice at Ayre Manor, Sooke - two Community Hospice Beds

Central Island

In Central Island, in-patient palliative care is provided within:

  • 12-bed palliative care unit at Nanaimo Regional Hospital
  • Chemainus Health Care Centre - one Hospice Bed
  • Lodge on 4th, Ladysmith - two Hospice Beds
  • Hospice at Trillium Lodge, Parksville - five Hospice Beds – View guided video tour. 
  • Ty Watson House, Port Alberni - four Hospice Beds

North Island

  • Hospice at the Views, Comox - four Hospice Beds – View guided video
  • NEW -  Hospice at Yucalta Lodge, Campbell River - four Hospice Beds

General Information on Care in Hospice, Hospital or Facility

Referral Required?
Not required

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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Island Health Magazine Spring 2021

Island Health magazine spring 2021 features articles on COVID-19 including a look back at the past year. Also included are articles on the health benefits of spending time in nature, memory loss and aging, and a moving article about one family’s journey with hospice care.

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Currents Winter 2021

Currents Winter 2021

Read vaccination stories, updates on the Cowichan District Hospital build and more, in the latest edition of Currents!

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Hospice

Cowichan Hospice House welcomes first patients

People in the Cowichan region in need of end-of-life care now have the option to receive community hospice care closer to home in a specialized environment.

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