Children’s Grief Awareness Day 2020

Children’s Grief Awareness Day 2020

November 19th is known internationally as Children’s Grief Awareness Day. The blue butterfly represents hope and is used around the world to raise awareness for grieving children and youth who can be the ‘forgotten mourners’ when someone dies in...
National Bereavement Day 2020

National Bereavement Day 2020

The third Tuesday in November marks the annual National Bereavement Day in Canada. Bereavement refers to the time when a person experiences sadness after losing a loved one. On this day, BCHPCA encourages British Columbians and Yukoners to engage the...
Annual General Meeting for Members 2020

Annual General Meeting for Members 2020

All members of BCHPCA are invited to RSVP to the BCHPCA upcoming AGM this fall. The invitation is to advise you of the date and proposed topics in regards to the upcoming Annual General Meeting of the members of BCHPCA. Click for details
International Self-Care Day 2020

International Self-Care Day 2020

International Self-Care Day comes at a time when our community has all been impacted by the global pandemic in some way. British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association encourages frontline workers, caregivers and volunteers to acknowledge the importance of...
BCHPCA Black and Indigenous Lives Matter

BCHPCA Black and Indigenous Lives Matter

 Re: #BlackLivesMatter, #IndigenousLivesMatter in Hospice and Palliative Care  Vancouver – Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 1:30 PM  Letter to our Members, Hospice Providers and Palliative Care Community:  We in hospice and palliative care are colleagues...
BCHPCA Covid-19 Hospice Society’s Support Fund

BCHPCA Covid-19 Hospice Society’s Support Fund

As COVID -19 becomes the norm in current days, there are significant challenges that hospices have been facing in delivering care to those nearing end of life and the community. This fund will help the BCHPCA in providing support systems for hospices in BC around the...
Advance Care Planning Day 2020

Advance Care Planning Day 2020

A Life Well Lived is a Life Well Planned Advance Care Planning is a process of reflection and communication. It is a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to let your substitute decision maker know what kind of health and personal care you would want...