COVID-19 Update: December 23, 2021

We want to support you and help you create special memories with your loved one safely. To ensure the protection of our residents, visitors, physicians, volunteers and staff, we have reviewed our precautions and safety protocols and following advice from the Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario, we have implemented the following guidelines to minimize exposure to respiratory illnesses, …

COVID-19 Update: December 19, 2021

We are facing a trying time in history. Our nation, our world, is experiencing something that is very difficult and unpredictable. Today, we are all adapting to a ‘new normal’. 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 …

COVID-19 Update: July 26, 2021

We understand the importance of being present with your loved one as they embark on their end-of-life journey. We want to safely support you and help you create special memories with your loved one. To ensure the protection of our residents, visitors, physicians, volunteers and staff, we have reviewed our precautions and safety protocols and following advice from the Chief …

COVID-19 Update: April 14, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic now finds us in a healthcare system crisis not only in our community but across the province. Chatham-Kent Hospice wants to continue to do its part to ease this crisis by supporting local palliative patients and their families. active screening protocols for all visitors, staff, and volunteers remain in place frequent cleaning and disinfecting of high touch …

COVID-19 Update: January 9, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic now finds us in a healthcare system crisis not only in our community but across the province. Chatham-Kent Hospice wants to continue to do its part to ease this crisis by supporting local palliative patients and their families. To ensure the protection of our residents, visitors, volunteers and staff, safety protocols have been reviewed and enhanced. Please …

COVID-19 Update: November 2, 2020

During this pandemic Chatham-Kent Hospice understands the additional stress families face having a loved one at end of life. We strive to maintain an atmosphere dedicated to compassionate care that is both safe and welcoming. The following visitor guidelines continue to ensure the health and safety of our team and each family at Hospice. 2 designated persons may visit at …

COVID-19 Update: July 13, 2020

We understand the importance of of spending time with your loved ones and during this time of ongoing change we are continuing to review our visitor guidelines. Our reception desk is staffed between the core hours of 8:30am-4:30pm, 7 days a week. Please note that reception hours may be extended based on staff availability. We ask that any visitors arriving …

COVID-19 Update: June 26, 2020

We understand that visitor restrictions make an already difficult time even more challenging for families in our care so we have updated our visiting guidelines. 1 designated person may visit during all hours 2 rotating persons per day may visit during the core hours of 8:30am-4:30pm until the resident is in their last hours to days of life or PPS …

COVID-19 Update: June 18, 2020

We understand that visitor restrictions make an already difficult time even more challenging for families in our care so we have updated our visiting guidelines. In addition to one designated person who may visit during all hours, residents may now also have one rotating person per day who visits during the core hours of 8:30am-4:30pm. This change will allow more …

COVID-19 Update: June 8, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, Chatham-Kent Hospice is continuing to monitor and take actions to protect our residents and their families, volunteers and staff. Please know that our Hospice residents continue to be our first priority and our professional care team continues to provide compassionate care. We are continuing with active screening and additional cleaning measures to keep our residents, …