Evergreen House, a 283-bed complex care facility located next to Lions Gate Hospital, has 5 rooms designated for Hospice, end of life care. The “Daisy” rooms are private rooms, tastefully decorated and furnished allowing for comfort, privacy and a quiet atmosphere. for residents and their family and friends. There is a fully reclining Lazyboy chair in each room to allow someone to visit and to stay overnight with their loved one in comfort. The NS Palliative and Supportive Care Program offers support and advice to the staff and residents who would benefit from a palliative approach to care.
Evergreen House has a close connection with spiritual care and boasts a prayer room on 1 South which is open to all residents and their families. Several helpful handouts and brochures on topics related to end of life are available for families.