Our Mission Statement

“To establish and maintain expert end-of-life care and support for the community.”

Helpful Resources

We have a variety of resource available any time you need them.

 

1. Starting the Conversation

Many people believe there is always time, or they don’t know where or how to start the conversation, It can be overwhelming and confusing. It doesn’t have to be. This booklet, “Starting the conversation” is a simple way to help you get started, to share your wishes.

2. How do we make a difference?

Learn about how we can make a positive difference in unfortunate situations.

3. Coping With the Death of a Loved One

We here at the GPHPCS would like to extend our deepest and most sincere sympathy to you and your family. Coping with the death of a loved one is a most difficult task. You may feel tired, irritable, have difficulty performing daily tasks and have a hard time focusing. We’re here to help.

4. Confronting a Life-limiting Illness

You are now confronting a late-stage disease. Although this is a difficult and perhaps frightening time you are not alone. There are supportive, compassionate, experienced people in your community who care for you. They can ease your pain and support you and your family through this journey.

5. Care for the Caregiver

When you care for a loved one with an advanced illness you are doing a
remarkable thing, but you are also taking on a challenging role. We’re here to
help.

6. Caregiver's Guide

A Caregiver’s Guide is dedicated to those Canadians caring for and about their friends and loved ones on their final journey. We hope this book will provide some extra support and help to them.

7. Compassion Fatigue

When you care for a loved one with an advanced illness you are doing a
remarkable thing, but you are also taking on a challenging role. We’re here to
help.

8. Coping with the Death of a Love One

You are in our thoughts…
We here at the GPHPCS would like to extend our deepest and most sincere
sympathy to you and your family.

9. Let's Talk about Death

10. Digital Assets in End-of-Life Care

As we increasingly live our lives online – sharing personal information with more
sites and apps than we can probably count – digital assets can’t be overlooked in
end-of-life planning.

11. Teen Grief Handbook

This booklet is designed specifically for teens.
Its purpose is to help you understand and work through your grief. Healing from grief is not easy, and you don’t have to do it alone.
Grande Prairie Hospice Palliative Care Society believes in supporting people of all ages by recognizing, understanding and providing tools (or resources) to work through their grief.

Give Today

“You matter because you are, you matter until the last moment of your life, and we will do all we can, not only to help you die peacefully but also to live until you die.” -Dr. Cicely Saunders