End-of-Life, Hospice & Palliative Services

End-of-Life, Hospice and Palliative Services

This service page includes a range of services for people of all ages, including children and their families, dealing with death. 

Learn more about End-of-Life & Hospice.

Having a family member or close friend choose medical assistance in dying (MAiD) may leave behind
Many people needing palliative and end-of-life care choose to be cared for at home - close to family, friends and familiar surroundings.
If care cannot be accommodated in the home environment Island Health and our partners offer care in Community Hospice beds.
Home Support is care provided in your home by Community Health Workers who are directed by a nurse.
Hospice palliative care, also called end-of-life care, includes a range of services for dying people of all ages, including children, and their families.