I just attended a seminar by Sandra Winspear of Hospice Muskoka. At the time my parents were ill, I had no idea they existed. I have tried to fix that by writing about my experiences.
I donated a copy to her group, since it might be of some benefit to others.
I had a false impression of Hospice Organisations. They provide help and assistance in many facets of death and dying.
I am a firm believer that the more you learn, the better off you will be. To that end, Hospices provide information such as
What really bothers me is that despite both my parents being declared palliative, none of their Primary Health Care people told me about this group. I sat alone in my father's LTC room as he slowly faded away. The staff came around when they could, but it was a lonely time, without family nearby. My mother was in denial, but my father clearly had a designation of being palliative and I had the right to support from this non-profit group.