Hospice Changes

Kamloops hospice using webcams to allow family to see loved ones under visitor restrictions

By Chad Klassen

Mar 26, 2020 5:00 AM

KAMLOOPS — Watching a loved one enter hospice is hard enough. But imagine not being able to see them at all.

With the doors now locked at the Marjorie Willoughby Snowden Memorial Hospice Home, that is the reality facing families who have loved ones in hospice during the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Yesterday was a really sad day when we locked our doors at 7 o’clock last night,” said Executive Director of the Kamloops Hospice Society Wendy Marlow. “It’s a loss. We can’t serve families the way we always have.”

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