National Hospice Palliative Care Week Proclamation and Flag Raising

Posted by | May 09, 2018 | News | No Comments

Hospice Palliative Care staff and volunteers gather with CBRM’s Mayor, Cecil Clarke, and Deputy Mayor, Eldon MacDonald, to raise the Society’s flag in support of National Hospice Palliative Care Week.

CBRM’s Deputy Mayor, Eldon MacDonald, has signed a proclamation stating May 6th-12th to beĀ  National Hospice Palliative Care Week in the CBRM in order to bring more public awareness of the mission of the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County in supporting and promoting compassionate care for individuals and their loved ones who are living with a life-threatening illness.

The theme of National Hospice Palliative Care Week this year is “Compassionate Communities”. The theme encourages Canadians to consider ways community involvement can support end of life, and the bereavement process.