Big News! BC Centre for Palliative Care & BC Hospice Palliative Care Association announce a consensus-based definition for the services provided by hospice societies in BC. For further information please visit Hospice Definitions Project.  

On October 6, 2023, the Hospice Care Alliance of British Columbia (HCABC) held its second Roundtable meeting at the Vancouver Marriott Airport Hotel. The event, facilitated by Pabilta Thomas, Executive Director of BCHPCA and Secretariat of the Alliance, was attended by key stakeholders and new partners in hospice care from across British Columbia. This report

A Report on the State of Palliative Care in Canada Health Canada has published a progress report on its “Framework on Palliative Care in Canada” detailing the progress in palliative care since the adoption of the 2017 framework. This framework, mandated by the Government of Canada, focuses on improving palliative care accessibility nationwide. The report,

The Action Plan: A Product of Insights from 33 Experts, 32 Organizations, and Two Public Partners at the 2022 Provincial Bereavement Roundtable. The groundbreaking report maps how British Columbians experience grief, and where they turn for support, and presents actionable recommendations to enhance the diverse forms of grief and bereavement support across the province. Whether

Many people in Canada experience challenges in accessing palliative care when and where they need it early enough in their illness trajectory to get the support they need. These challenges have been further exacerbated by the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic on policy priorities, programs and services related to hospice palliative care in Canada.

Vancouver, BC – By 2036, one-quarter of BC’s residents will be over the age of 65, and studies indicate these older adults want to age safely at home, and to have a say in their care when faced with serious illnesses—a desire that will burden the current health care and social systems in BC. A

Key healthcare stakeholders and representatives of hospice organizations across BC will join exclusive webinars on July 28 and 29, 2020 to learn more about this first-of-its-kind report and plans for the growth of HCABC.

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