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My Hospice Story ~ Sonya

At 58 years of age, my mom got lost in the local Tsawwassen mall, which is not very large, and she wasn’t able to find her car. We took her right away to Delta Hospital where she got a scan – and we were blindsided by her diagnosis of stage 4 lung cancer with metastases to the brain. Her diagnosis …

My Hospice Story ~ Roberta

As a three-year volunteer at Delta Hospice, I have been honoured to share the sacred times spent with families and clients at our hospice. The goal of supportive care is to provide individualized attention for each person’s unique needs and to respect their wishes.  The love and compassion from the staff and volunteers help to provide a loving environment for …

My Hospice Story ~ LeeAnne

My husband, Clint, and I were married in 1990, and we had two children, Brittney and Jeremy. Our family has lived in Tsawwassen for 20 years and always felt so blessed to be part of the Delta community, but even more so now because of the support we received when a sudden health crisis struck.  When Clint became ill, we went …

My Hospice Story ~ Kaes

After my mother-in-law was a patient at Delta Hospice, I was inspired to become part of the  Delta Hospice Volunteer Team to try to provide to other families the care and support we received. The pay is phenomenal – it’s worth more than any amount of money! The reward is knowing that you can make a difference for patients and …

My Story of Hospice ~ Catherine

As the first Care Team Leader of the Irene Thomas Hospice in 2010, I was passionate about and energized by the community that built, supported and sustained the difficult work of caring for the dying.  At that time, the staff, volunteers and community partners operated with a collective responsibility to provide compassionate, holistic and individualized care for people with life-limiting …

My Hospice Story ~ Annette

My mom, Patricia, had been ill for years. The loss of her health led to admission into long-term care, and then repeated visits to hospital. When she was finally admitted into Delta Hospice, I was deeply relieved. It was clear from her first day, the care she would receive at Delta Hospice was person-centered, compassionate and highly professional. The environment …