Colleen Gorbey plans her weeks around mah jong and golf, enjoys friends and neighbours popping in and spends evenings creating photo journals online. It’s a thoroughly normal life that’s also exceptional, considering what she’s been through.
For David and his wife Jenny, the ability to call Harbour Hospice at any time is their lifeline. David’s story demonstrates the courage it takes to live with an illness, such as advanced cancer, that brings a new challenge daily.
When 32-year-old Andrew Porteous became a Harbour Hospice patient, a support team wrapped around him and his family to ensure he could live every moment, enjoy milestone celebrations with his kids, and even see his favourite band play live!