Your Life Matters

Everyone matters at St. Joseph’s Hospice. Our patients, their caregivers and families are at the heart of everything we do.

Patients and Families

At St. Joseph’s Hospice, we provide state-of-the-art palliative care and supportive services to enhance the quality and dignity of life for those living with a palliative illness and their families.

Hospice is a promise of comfort where skilled professionals and volunteers work in partnership with a patient’s care team and community partners to provide physical, emotional and spiritual support along with compassionate care for the whole family in both their home and within our 10-suite residential care facility.

Thanks to the generosity of our donors and support from the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, all programs and services are offered at no cost for our community

You matter because of who you are. You matter to the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully, but to live until you die.

– Dame Cicely Saunders (modern hospice founder)

In Our Residence

Our residential hospice offers 24-hour state-of-the-art palliative care provided by specially trained medical care staff and volunteers. Designed to embrace the beauty of the natural environment, our 10 private suites sit along the edge of a lush forested area and provides a ‘home away from home’ at no cost for those living with a palliative illness and their family. Additional spaces in our hospice-home include family gathering spaces, a wellness centre, a resource library, a fully equipped kitchen for family use, meeting rooms and a peaceful outdoor patio.

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In Your Home

St. Joseph’s Hospice provides programs and services that enhance the quality of life for individuals living with an a terminal illness that wish to reside in their home, encouraging the person’s ability to remain in their home for as long as possible. Support is also extended to their caregivers and family members throughout the palliative journey at no charge.

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