Until recently, a Ladysmith resident seeking support from Cowichan Hospice had to drive to the Duncan office if they wished to have an in-person meeting. For many, however, driving to Duncan is inconvenient or impossible, and connecting by phone or video isn’t a good fit.
To better serve the community, Cowichan Hospice is now offering appointments in an office space generously provided by the Ladysmith Resources Centre, so that those who can’t travel to Duncan can still take part in one-to-one, in-person grief support sessions.
Cowichan Hospice provides emotional and practical support for individuals with life-limiting illness, for their caregivers and for those grieving the loss of a loved one. In the future, they intend to expand services in Ladysmith to include grief groups and workshops (including Advance Care Planning workshops), as the need arises.
These services are confidential and free of charge for anyone in the Cowichan region.
For information about Cowichan Hospice services available in Ladysmith, please call 250-701-4242 or visit www.cowichanhospice.org.