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<div class="ExternalClassFAC34D3103F948A6AA8AD084229BC1D7"><p>St. John Hospice offers14 fully furnished en-suite bedrooms and is located amongst the scenic views of the UBC campus and across the street from the UBC Botanical Garden.<br></p><p>In the home-like setting of the hospice, residents and visitors are able to enjoy a dining room, family room, living room and quiet room as well as selected pieces of fine art and dedicated access to the Botanical Garden.</p><p>St. John Hospice is also unique in that UBC’s Faculty of Medicine has dedicated space in the facility for researchers investigating best practices for end-of-life care, and for the training of health professionals.<br></p><p></p><ul><li><p><a href="http://stjohnhospice.ca/" target="_blank">St. John Hospice website</a><br></p></li><li><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/Pages/St-John-Hospice-video-tour.aspx?res_id=1370">St. John Hospice video tour</a><br></p></li></ul><h2>Features</h2><ul><li><p>14 wheelchair accessible bedrooms with garden views, private bathrooms and the ability to personalize with the resident’s own belongings such as photographs and mementos</p></li><li><p>Warm living room with a gas fireplace, activity area, spectacular view and patio access<br></p></li><li><p>A dining room for residents, visitors and staff<br></p></li><li><p>Facilities for staff and research<br></p></li><li><p>Education and training<br></p></li></ul><h2>What is hospice palliative care?</h2><p>Hospice palliative care provides comfort and quality of life care for people living with life-limiting illness and their families. The focus is on comfort care, such as pain control, rather than care aimed at curing illness. Learn more at <a href="/your-care/home-community-care/care-options/hospice-palliative-care">Hospice care - VCH.ca</a>.<br></p><h2>How to access hospice care</h2><p>Call the <a href="/your-care/home-community-care/how-to-access-services">Palliative Access Line (PAL)</a> in your community (not the facility) if you or a family member wants to access this service.<br></p><p><br></p><p>This program is funded by Vancouver Coastal Health.</p></div>6389 Stadium Roadadmin@sosjvancouver.org(604) 806-9685(604) 806-9686V6T 1Z4BC49.2554127,-123.2473799<div class="ExternalClass04425120BCB54AF5B0099FB29A893322"><p>​The primary language spoken is English, but our staff members make every effort to honour and support each person’s unique cultural, ethnic and language backgrounds.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassAB8FBB2E64A04DB7917BE3E4B7D5A27F"><p>Referrals for hospice care can be made through the <a href="/your-care/home-community-care/how-to-access-services">Palliative Access Line (PAL)</a>. </p><p>For more information:<br></p><ul><li><p>Contact your hospital social worker (if admitted to hospital) </p></li><li><p>Your home care nurse (for those at home)</p></li><li><p>If you are not connected with a home care nurse, please discuss this with your physician<br></p></li></ul></div><div class="ExternalClass999947DA9690460BB8088423A7735CF5"><p><a href="http://stjohnhospice.ca/" target="_blank">​Visit the St. John Hospice website</a>.</p><p><a href="/your-care/home-community-care/care-options/hospice-palliative-care">Visit the Hospice palliative care page</a> to learn more about our services.</p></div><div class="ExternalClassC474D18BA03A49DD98E155751887B082"><p><a href="/your-care/home-community-care/eligibility">​Visit the Eligibility page</a> for home and community care services to learn more.</p></div>St. John Hospice

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