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Latest updates regarding Hospice Palliative Care

To support and promote compassionate care for individuals and their loved ones who need palliative and end-of-life care.

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  • For over 35 years, Nova Scotia Health and the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County (HPCS) have worked together to p...

  • May 6, 2021 It’s National Hospice Palliative Care Week in Canada  and this year’s theme is focused on Advocacy, Awareness, Funding a...

  • John Pinaud had a lot of friends, a great sense of humour and was a great storyteller. A  jack of all trades, he was often called up...

  • Patsy Hannam loved being outdoors. She was independent, a skilled athlete—particularly in the curling rink—and an active member of H...

  • As a result of the annual industrial Cape BretonTim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign, the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breto...

  • From schools, hospitals, recreation facilities, and now a new Hospice, the Cape Breton Island Building and Construction Trades Counc...

  • Did you know March is Music Therapy Month? With the help of Music Therapist, Jill Murphy, we’ve compiled a list of facts about...

  • Music often weaves its way into the fabric of our lives. So, it is not surprising that music can often play an important and poignan...

  • On July 28, 2020, the Hospice Society, joined by Chief Terrance Paul of Membertou, the Honourable Derek Mombourquette and Brett MacD...

  • As a homecare worker for 25 years, Mary Luker knows how important it is to provide care and comfort in the home. The task took on a ...

  • GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Black Friday. The “Opening day of the g...

  • Making the most of every precious moment 10 Friends for Hospice For more than 30 years, the work of Hospice Cape Breton has been mad...

  • An important milestone was reached on Tuesday, July 28 as the sod was turned to begin construction of the new Hospice, expected to b...

  •   March is Music Therapy Month, and we would like to celebrate Jill Murphy, the society’s Music Therapist. Jill’s w...

  • You are never too young to make a difference! Anna and Clare Kaupp–the grandchildren of long time Society volunteer Anne Marie...