Author: Jackie Scott

“It always seems too early . . . Until it is too late”   On May 19th, Joan Hibbard and Dr Carmen Goojha came together on Zoom and Facebook to talk about Being Prepared in the Time of COVID:  a Conversation about Advance Care Planning. View the video...

The Board of Directors is very pleased to announce the appointment of Elana Robinson to the position of Executive Director of the Sunshine Coast Hospice Society, effective April 1st.  For the past five months, Elana has been acting in this position.  Prior to her appointment ,...

In these uncertain times we at Sunshine Coast Hospice are, like you, struggling to understand what impact the coronavirus pandemic will have here, and we are working hard to adjust our services so that we can continue to serve our community.  What we do know...

A wonderful evening in support of Hospice was held at Zocalo in Gibsons on October 29th! Huge thanks to Joann and all of the wonderful staff and clients who came out to show their support! "Zocalo's JOY OF GIVING was a beautiful evening. Thanks to all...

The Sunshine Coast Hospice Society  hosted an expert panel on October 30th, 2019 to discuss Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) at the Sunshine Coast Arts Centre in Sechelt. There was an incredible turnout!  More than 150 people crowded into the space and we had to...

Former Sunshine Coast Hospice resident Thomas McGurk (second from R) recently enjoyed a lovely afternoon in the Hospice garden at Shorncliffe with volunteers Andre Casaubon, Ursula Schmidhauser and Patricia Smyth, Manager at RBC Sechelt. They gathered to enjoy the new outdoor furniture donated recently by...

On July 25th, Denis Fafard, Donna Shugar and Jackie Scott made a presentation on behalf of the Board of Directors to the Regional Hospital District to outline plans for a new stand-alone Hospice facility on the Sunshine Coast, and to request support from the RHD. We...