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Hospice Office

Hospice office space is located at
5415-49 Ave, Camrose.


We are in the lower level of
the Mirror Lake Center.
Access is via the south-side lower-level entrance (facing the lake).

The space is available for program functions,
meetings, and one-on-one consultations.

Stop in for coffee or tea and chat about accessing Hospice support, how you can change lives as a Hospice volunteer, or any questions you may have about our work in east-central Alberta.

Call ahead to be sure we're in:
Bill Harder - 780.608.0636
Joy LeBlanc - 587.322.9269
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Phone, Email or Text

If you have questions or comments please give us a call or send us a note - we are glad to hear from you.

E: camrosehospice@gmail.com
P: 780.608.0636
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Nav-CARE

The goal of NavCare is to improve the quality of life of older rural persons with advanced chronic illness via:
 
  • Navigation services
  • Community partnerships
  • Coordinated access to services and resources
  • Promotion of active engagement of older adults. 

Utilizing trained volunteers, the outcome of NavCare is that navigation services provide individuals with support, education and connection to resources in the community to help improve their quality of life and remain in their communities.

Check out the Nav-CARE video 
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HSCD Resource Library

Located at the HSCD office in the lower level of the Mirror Lake Centre, our resource library is a one-stop shop for topics related to palliative/end-of-life care, grief and bereavement, and caregiver concerns. Browse books, DVD’s, and pamphlets for adults and children (click here to view our children's grief books)

No registration or fees are involved. Simply fill in the library clipboard with the material title, your name and contact info, and the date borrowed. No late fees – keep the materials as long as you need them, and return them when you are done.

Upcoming Programs & Events

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2nd Annual Fashion For Funds 

HSCD proudly invites you to enjoy our second annual evening of fashions with our "Fashions for Funds" Fashion Show.

Camrose clothiers Bra NecessitiesFringe Benefits, Styling with Linda Kreamer, and Twig will be highlighting spring and summer fashions.

Join us for an enjoyable evening at the Camrose Resort Casino Ballroom. Evening includes appetizers, silent auction, 50/50 draw, and door prizes.

Thursday, March 21, 2019
Tickets: $50, tables seat 8 or 10
Doors open 6pm, Show at 7:00pm
Camrose Resort Casino,
3201-48 ave, Camrose
BUY TICKETS Online
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Art for the Heart: A Child-Grief Support Group

This 5-week program is for children ages 7-12 who are grieving a loss. Children will engage various art forms as a way to explore their grief.

Through art and conversation participants will be skillfully guided by our team of trained and enthusiastic facilitators in a safe, welcoming and compassionate setting.

As with all Hospice programs, there are no fees to participate in this program

To register, or for more information contact the Hospice office at 780.608.0636 or email camrosehospice@gmail.com

For upcoming dates check our What's Happening page
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Grief Support Groups

Hospice  grief support groups are for adults who have experienced a loss.

Camrose
Mondays, 10am - noon
(Dates to be determined)
Mirror lake Center, Lower Level (5415-49 ave)

Bashaw
Mondays, March 11-April 29
6:30-8:30 pm
Bashaw United Church

No cost to participants
Call 780.608.0636 or email camrosehospice@gmail.com to register

Click here for more info
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Change the World: Volunteer with Hospice

You will raise somebody's quality of life by volunteering with Hospice!

Hospice Society of Camrose and District is inviting you to consider sharing your gifts by volunteering.

We are seeking individuals for palliative and grief care, special-event support, and administrative roles. Our exceptional volunteer program provides extensive training and ongoing support.

Click Here for More Information

Programs From Our Colleagues 

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Service Options for Seniors

The SOS Program (Senior Options for Seniors Society) mission is to assist seniors and their support networks to access needed programs, services and supports, this way seniors can sustain their independence.

SOS is a charitable society under the Alberta Society's Act
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Camrose Primary Care Network

Hospice Society of Camrose and District is pleased to be a partner with the Camrose Primary Care Network in providing palliative and grief supports to East-central Alberta.

Check out the Camrose PCN's excellent website for more on their home health programs.

www.camrosepcn.com
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Wetaskiwin Primary Care Network

The Wetaskiwin Primary
Care Network (PCN) is
a non profit health
organization created by
your local physicians to extend
free health care services to
the community.

The Wetaskiwin PCN team consists of Family Physicians, Nurses (Chronic Disease,
Prenatal, Women's & Teen Health focus), a     Dietitian, Therapist, Psychologist & Foot Care Nurse. This multidisciplinary team works together to offer programs and services to help patients better manage their health.
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Grief Workshop with Rick Bergh

Learn how to enter more fully into the stories that need to be told — stories that are necessary for joy to be restored and new chapters to be written in our lives.

Rick Bergh is a Thanatologist (CT), Narrative Therapist (NT), ordained minister, speaker and best selling author.

March 23, 2019
9 am - 4 pm
Messiah Lutheran Church (4810-50 St, Camrose)
To register call 780.672.3444 or email office@messiahcamose.ca
No fee to register

Thank You to Our Sponsors

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Battle River Rock and Gravel

Thank you to Ross and Myra Penner for their generous support of Hospice.
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Safeway Sobeys

Thank you to the people of Safeway Sobeys for sponsorship of the Men's Cooking Circle food costs for the next year! Hospice is pleased to partner with Safeway Sobeys in this unique and much appreciated program.
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Vision Credit Union

Thank you to the people of Vision Credit Union for sponsoring our 2018 Fall Symposium, Compassionate Communities: Caring for our Caregivers
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Camrose County

Thank you to the people of Camrose County for their ongoing support of Hospice.
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Battle River Community Foundation

Thank you to the people of Battle River Community Foundation for supporting HSCD volunteer training, our lending library, and new program endeavors.

Thank You!

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Thank you to Alan Fielding for the donation of a coffee table for the new Hospice office.
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Thank you to Jenn Lindstrand for the donation of lamps for the new Hospice office!
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Thank you to Battle River Rock and Gravel for the donation of a Christmas tree
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What is Hospice?

Thank you to hospicebasics.com for creating this excellent video explaining the essentials of hospice care.




















 
What is Hospice?
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Hospice by the Numbers - 2017

  825: Number of individuals who accessed Hospice programs
      9: Programs offered
  100: Palliative individuals supported
  390:  Grieving individuals supported
  335: Individuals accessing educational programs
4902: Total number of points of contact with those accessing services (if an individual attended a program 5 times that = 5 points of contact)