CK Charity 50/50 Raffle

CHATHAM, ON – Tickets are now on sale for the CK Charity 50/50 Raffle!  One lucky winner will walk away with 50% of the proceeds with a guaranteed prize of at least $5,000! Last year the winner took home the grand prize of $52,735! Tickets will be available to purchase online at www.ckcharity5050.com between January 4, 2022 and March 2, …

Chatham-Kent Hospice receives accreditation from provincial organization

Chatham-Kent Hospice is proud to announce we have received accreditation through Hospice Palliative Care Ontario (HPCO) for a Hospice Residence 2021-2024. HPCO Accreditation signifies to health professionals, the public, and funders that an organization, institution or program complies with industry standards and serves as an indicator of commitment to continuous learning and improvement. – https://www.hpco.ca/accreditation/. “Working through the accreditation process …

Self-Care, Self-Compassion & Self-Talk Through Grief

While listening to an excellent podcast recently by Jodi Vlasman, who hosts Healing and Hope Through Grief, I was reminded of several themes we talk about often in grief therapy. Our Supportive Care team would like to share these concepts in the hope they will be helpful in coping with any losses you may have experienced. Self-Care means caring for …

Hearts around Chatham–Kent shine for Hospice

Hearts from across Chatham-Kent came together last night in support of families with loved ones facing end of life during a live stream event hosted by the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation. The broadcast recognized the contributions of our community from a fundraising campaign that ran throughout the summer with a goal to raise raising $110,000 – one month of Hospice care. …

Put your Hearts Together for CK Hospice

Throughout the summer we asked our community to donate a day (or more) of hospice care for a resident and their family. Chatham-Kent has been generous in their response and to date has helped raise 83% of our $110,000 goal – one month of Hospice care. On Thursday, September 23rd at 7 pm we will host our second Hearts Together …

Hospice recognizes Volunteer with prestigious June Callwood Award

Chatham-Kent Hospice is recognizing our local 2021 June Callwood Outstanding Achievement Award for Voluntarism winner, Louise Stalleart. “Louise’s genuine and warm way of engaging with residents brings joy and healing while helping them contemplate their lives in a meaningful way. She has always been flexible and generous with her time, providing comfort care and companionship to residents when they are …

Understanding the Impact of Supportive Care

Supportive Care services at Chatham-Kent Hospice have changed over the last year to respect the restrictions put in place for the safety of our community. Despite the need to change how services have been offered, the COVID-19 pandemic has raised new and complex challenges and the need for grief and bereavement services has been witnessed across the globe. Since March …

Hike for Hospice exceed expectations

Our community has stepped up again to support Chatham-Kent Hospice families and residents through Hike for Hospice held last week. Over $143,000 was raised to ensure these families continue to receive compassionate, end-of-life care at no cost. “The support for this year’s Hike for Hospice is stunning! We were happy to be back out at Mud Creek Trail– even though …

What do Supportive Care Services look like at Chatham-Kent Hospice?

Many people are aware that grief counselling is a part of services offered at the Chatham-Kent Hospice. We offer counselling and support to residents, families and community members who are coping with grief. Your loved one does not have to have lived in hospice for you to access our services. However, do you know what Supportive Care services in the …

Blenheim Resident is the BIG Winner!

Today at 1 pm the winning ticket for the CK Charity 50/50 Raffle was drawn and the winning ticket was purchased by Jenny A. of Blenheim, Ontario. Jenny was awarded the jackpot prize of $52,735. “I need a bit of time to think about it but… do some house repairs, pay down some debts, and put it towards my husband’s …