We’re celebrating ten years of North Shore Hospice and the programs and services that help people in our community living with life-limiting illnesses.
You can join us by supporting our new Digital Upgrade Campaign to ensure that palliative and hospice care on the North Shore continues to thrive. With your help, we will be able to enhance support for hospice patients and connect with more people out in the community.
Please donate today to ensure that we can continue to provide the care and services that allow patients at Hospice and out in the community to live their best life possible.
We want to make it as easy as possible for Hospice patients who may have mobility and/or sensory issues to stay in touch with family and friends near and far. With the right, easy-to-use technology in each of the 15 patient rooms, we can ensure that patients with mobility and/or sensory issues can continue to connect with the outside world.
By bringing new music and entertainment capabilities to the patient rooms and common areas at Hospice, we’ll be able to offer patients and their families more options for taking a moment to relax. These will include a sound system in the Great Room, new gaming systems in the family rooms, and a new Smart TV in each patient room.
Due to the COVID-19 health crisis the Every Day Counts program became an online service almost overnight. The free program, which provides free practical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological support to patients and their families, continues to serve a community of palliative patients as the pandemic continues.
While the Every Day Counts Centre hopes to bring back face-to-face sessions in the future, right now, staff and volunteers need high-quality tools and equipment to enable them to build and improve the virtual program.
Even when physical distancing restrictions come to an end, the virtual program will become a permanent feature of the Every Day Counts program. People in the community who were not well enough to travel have been connecting with the service for the first time and program leaders would like to extend and enhance services for people who could not access services before.
Please donate today and help us harness the power of technology to support everyone in our community in need of palliative and end-of-life care.