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Palliative Resources

More to Dying than meets the eye - Ted Talks


FETCH Campbell River - For Everything that's Community Health

Island Health Medical Assistance in Dying

Life Before Death

A Right to Care - Palliative Care for All Canadians


End-of-Life Care British Columbia


End-of-Life Law and Policy in Canada


BC Cancer Caregivers website 


Canadian Cancer Society for Caregivers


Red Cross Health Equipment Loan program

MOST stands for:  Medical Orders for Scope of Treatment

In an emergency or urgent situation, if you are unable to express your wishes, a MOST will help ensure your health care treatment aligns with your wishes

Canadian Virtual Hospice

Advanced Care Planning:

Life and Death Matters


Medical Assistance in Dying

How to Help a Grieving fiend: Refuge in Grief


Great interview with the founder of Zen Hospice Project - Frank Ostaseski - "a Buddhist teacher, international lecturer and a leading voice in end-of-life care". Well worth the one hour listening

Boundaries Article

Serious Illness Conversation Guide



Bearing the unbearable (2017)

Author: Joanne Cacciatore


The Power of Kindness: The unexpected benefits of leading a compassionate life (2006)

Author: Piero Ferrucci (


The Lonely Patient

Author:  Michael Stein, MD.

It's good for developing the "positive quality" of Empathy in regards of the experience of illness.( In the hospice library


Permission to Mourn

Tom Zuba (Hospice Library)

Mourning has Broken

Author: Erin Davis





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