Vision, Mission and Values

Roger Neilson House Vision and Mission


We enrich the quality of lives, no matter how short.


We meet the unique palliative care needs of newborns, children, youth and their families. We lead by advocating, by advancing clinical care and family support, and by learning through research and sharing knowledge.


Roger Neilson was well known for his generosity, humanity, sense of humour, compassion and love of children. These values, as well as the following, will govern our daily work with families, community and each other:

  • Respect
  • Family focused care
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Excellence
  • Learning
  • Celebration

 Strategic Directions


Working in partnership to meet the needs of children and families

Roger Neilson House works with partners to provide a comprehensive continuum of pediatric palliative care services focussed on the needs of the child and family, so that families have access to the services they need in a timely way.

One strong team

Roger Neilson House is one strong team of staff and volunteers that is nurtured, strengthened, and supported.

Excellence and leadership

Roger Neilson House is known for its excellence and leadership in pediatric palliative care.

Sustainable funding

Roger Neilson House requires sustainable funding to support the growing and changing needs in pediatric palliative care.