Cowichan Hospice EHouse Q&A Part 7

Q: $10 million dollars seems like a lot to build a 10 bed hospice. What goes into this cost?   A: The fundraising goal for Cowichan Hospice House is $10 million. This includes $8.7 to build and completely equip it. We will raise an additional $1 million to ensure the...

Cowichan Hospice House Q&A Part 6

Q: How many patients will Cowichan Hospice House care for? A: Cowichan Hospice House will accommodate seven patients when it opens, with capacity for three additional patients. Chemainus Health Centre will continue to provide one hospice bed. Q: What role will...

Cowichan Hospice House Q&A Part 5

Q: How will Cowichan Hospice House be funded?   A: Cowichan Hospice, with the help of our community, will raise the $10 million needed to build the facility and to ensure ongoing, excellent whole-person care for those who are dying, and for their families. In...

Cowichan Hospice House Q&A Part 4

Q: What will Cowichan Hospice House be like? A: Cowichan Hospice House will provide excellent medical and whole person care and will welcome and support family members. It will provide access to the outdoors, have comfortable, home-like spaces and places for children...

Cowichan Hospice House Q&A Part 3

Q: What is hospice palliative care? A: Hospice palliative care is whole-person care for people living with advancing illness; it includes specialized medical care as well as addressing social, psychological and spiritual needs. The focus is on quality of life, rather...

Cowichan Hospice House Q&A Part 2

Q: Why do we need a hospice when we are getting a new hospital? A: Cowichan Hospice House is a companion project to the new hospital. It will immediately provide a more appropriate and cost effective option for those who cannot be cared for at home at the end of their...