Grief and Bereavement Services

Our Care Team meets the needs of the grieving families and friends of patients referred to Palliative Care. If you are reading this today, it probably means you have lost a loved-one or perhaps are caring for a person with a life threatening illness.

Please know our thoughts are truly with you.

We offer a number of resources which you may find helpful. 

  • One-on-one counseling for grief and loss
  • Grief and Bereavement Groups
  • Thoughtful letters to families of the deceased
  • Opportunities for volunteering
  • Memorial Services
  • Phone support
  • Home visits
  • Pamphlets
  • Education

If you are feeling like you need help, a listening ear or would like more information, please contact:

Roy Ellis, Bereavement Coordinator
Tel: 902-473-1622
Fax: 902-473-3103
roy.ellis@nshealth.ca

“Every man can master a grief but he that has it”  --- William Shakespeare