End of Life / Palliative Care
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100 Mile District General Hospital
Pleasant Valley Health Centre
Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital
East Kootenay Regional Hospital
Creston Valley Hospital & Health Centre
Elk Valley Hospital
Golden & District Hospital
Boundary District Hospital
Invermere & District Hospital
Royal Inland Hospital
Kelowna General Hospital
Lillooet Hospital & Health Centre
Nicola Valley Hospital and Health Centre
Arrow Lakes Hospital
Kootenay Lake Hospital
South Okanagan General Hospital
Princeton General Hospital
Queen Victoria Hospital
Shuswap Lake General Hospital
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital
Vernon Jubilee Hospital
Cariboo Memorial Hospital
Is a referral required?
Yes.  Contact your local Home and Community Care office to find out more.
Are there eligibility restrictions?
You must meet Home and Community care eligibility requirements to receive services.  To receive hospice palliative care services, you must:
  • Have a life-threatening illness or be facing end of life issues
  • Have a life expectancy of weeks or months rather than years
  • Understand the primary goal of care/treatment is quality of life, not cure of disease
  • Agree to the referral or to consultative support
Is there a cost?
Most services are covered by the BC Medical Services Plan or the BC Palliative Care Benefits Program. 
Eligible home support services are provided free of charge, however, there may be some additional charges for certain services such as per diem costs in hospice residences. 
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