Our Wish List Furniture for Points West Living Hospice New or next to new dark brown leather recliner for residents and families to use in the common area at Points West Living Hospice. Please contact email@example.com for more information New or next to new laptops or ipads for families to utilize for educational purposes and [...]
We have a variety of volunteering opportunities: Volunteers for Events Memory Tree Volunteers at Festival of Trees – volunteers help create awareness about Palliative Care, help set up and take down display, assist visitors with hanging memory cards on the tree and collect donations for the Memory Tree Swinging with the Stars – volunteers participate [...]
Comfort Care Bags What are Comfort Care Bags? Comfort Care Bags In simplest terms the comfort care bag is made up of donated items to provide comfort to the palliative care person, their families and loved ones in this journey of [...]
The butterfly had deep meaning in many cultures. To Native Americans, the butterfly is a symbol of change, joy and color. The exquisite butterfly was considered a miracle of transformation and resurrection, representing the never-ending life cycle. In early Christianity, the butterfly was a symbol of the Soul. Therefore; when you look at a butterfly [...]
Palliative “Care” is Grande Prairie Hospice’s quarterly newsletter for donors and supporters, showcasing articles and information about the people and events that enrich our community. A printed version of this newsletter is distributed through the mail, while a PDF version is posted on our website and emailed to interested parties. We are always looking for [...]
Compassion Fatigue-Coping with Burnout April 13th, 2018 @ 10:30-12:00pm Facilitator: Carol Ballard – Chaplain PWL Hospice, Grande Prairie Carol’s workshop is free to anyone who has cared for or is currently caring for someone who requires long-term care, is palliative or has passed away. Please note that this includes professional staff, volunteers, and the rest [...]
Thank you to everyone that came out to enjoy the Festival of Trees, remember loved ones and donated this year to our Memory Tree Program. It was a wonderful success!
Another fantastic visit at the Hospice with Heath the service dog in training. Thank you again, Kathy for bringing him
Today was our first official volunteer pet visitation at the Points West Hospice. Heath was an absolute doll! Thank you Kathy Green for sharing this amazing boy with us and we look forward to your next visit! 😄 Also an extra special thank you to the staff at PW Hospice for the great tour and welcome.