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 …

Hike for Hospice results are in!

Our community has stepped up once again to support Chatham-Kent Hospice families and residents through Hike for Hospice held last week. Throughout the spring hikers collected pledges and raised over $128,700 to ensure these families continue to receive compassionate, end-of-life care at no cost. “We are always impressed with the dedication of our hikers to supporting Hospice residents and their …