i. St. Joseph's Villa - Celebration of Life Services

Service Name: Celebration of Life

Where:  1st or 2nd floor (resident neighbourhood)

When: Monthly service held on the third Thursday of every beginning with set up at 1:00pm

Volunteer Role: Fold programs, set up tables, candle, flowers, programs, porter residents to and from the service, clean up.

Procedure/Desciption: Celebration of Life is a Memorial Service which takes place after a resident/patient dies, usually arranged within 6 weeks afterward for the sharing of prayer, reflection of memories, and closure. Family is invited to attend as are residents, staff and volunteers.  This service is directed by the Chaplain/Spiritual Health Practitioner.