One Last Christmas Gift in the Warmth of Hospice

  Coming to Hospice two weeks before Christmas was hard, especially knowing the holiday season would not be filled with the usual family traditions. But for Dick, Bev and their entire family, it was the one gift they had been hoping for. “After his heart attack and stroke, we were able to manage at home, but then came his cancer …

Our 5th Annual Hospice Benefit Gala was a Success!

CHATHAM, ON – After a two year hiatus, the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation welcomed back guests to its annual in-person Hospice Benefit Gala. Being its 5th year, the event was bigger than ever, taking place at The Chatham Armoury on Friday, October 21st, 2022. Guests attending the gala were treated to a gourmet meal prepared by The Chilled Cork, had the …

COVID-19 Update: September 14, 2022

As we go into the fall season and activities go indoors, we will continue to adapt to a ‘new normal’ and learn to live with Covid-19 and although this new normal may appear challenging, and at times scary, you are not alone. We, at Chatham-Kent Hospice, understand the importance of being present with your loved one as they embark on …

Announcing the Hospice Benefit Gala 2022!

CHATHAM, ON – After a two year hiatus, the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation is excited and ready to welcome guests back to its annual in-person Hospice Benefit Gala. Being its 5th year, the event looks to grow bigger than ever and will take place at The Chatham Armoury on Friday, October 21st, 2022. Guests attending the gala will be treated to …

Thank you Ontario Trillium Foundation!

In 2021, Chatham-Kent Hospice received a one year $135,400 grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation for use in understanding the impact of COVID-19 on Hospice staff and volunteers, and to provide resources to support resiliency as they continue to provide quality end-of-life care through a global pandemic. Thanks to the Ontario Trillium “Resilient Communities grant”, it has allowed the Chatham-Kent …

Family Time in the Hospice Courtyard Filled with Sun and Peace

N. Jane Rivers grew up in a family of six children – five girls and one boy. The ‘Booth Kids’, as we were often called, were no strangers to loss, losing both parents at a young age and then two siblings, David and Dianne. Despite these losses, or perhaps because of them, we had a closeness as siblings that was …

COVID-19 Update: June 13, 2022

Today, we are all adapting to a ‘new normal’ and learning to live with Covid-19. And although this new normal may appear challenging, and at times scary, you are not alone. We, at Chatham-Kent Hospice, understand the importance of being present with your loved one as they embark on their end-of-life journey. We want to support you and help you …