Find out what’s new in palliative and end of life care in Alberta.

Development of Community Palliative and End-of-Life Care within Alberta

A Resource Guide for the Development of Community Palliative and End-of-Life Care within Alberta has been developed. The Resource Guide will assist communities in the creation of their own local palliative and end-of-life community services and supports, and was developed in response to numerous requests AHS received from communities across Alberta for palliative and end-of-life care information.

of the Resource Guide was facilitated by representatives from Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services, Palliative Physicians, Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association, Alberta Universities, Indigenous Health, various Hospice Societies and PEOLC Organizations within Alberta as well as multiple consulted stakeholders.

All links listed in the Resource Guide are current as of January 15, 2017. If you come across any broken or missing links, or have suggestions for additional resources please email The Resource Guide will be updated on a quarterly basis starting in April 2017.

New beds in Olds

Olds & District Hospice Society opened 2 new hospice palliative care suites at a celebration open house on January 28, 2015.

This innovative pilot project, “A Rural Hospice Solution”, happened because of 2.5 years of collaboration between the Olds & District Hospice Society and the staff of Continuum Health. The goal was to create a h​ospice space within Sunrise Encore, the new supportive living facility in Olds.

Alberta Hospice Palliative Care Association: New Hospice Beds in Rural Alberta

Provincial Palliative and End of Life Care Newsletter

This quarterly newsletter gives the latest provincial information and updates to health care providers working in palliative and end of life care. To read the newsletter, see the Information for Health Professionals area under Newsletters​.​​​​​​​