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 …

Battery Boy presents the 5th Annual Hike for Hospice

For the fifth year we are inviting Hospice supporters, friends and neighbours to join us as we Hike for Hospice April 26- May 2, 2021 at Mud Creek Trail in Chatham. “This year we are happy to be able to offer a hybrid event for our community. Participants will be encouraged to collect pledges and walk Mud Creek Trail anytime …

CK Charity 50/50 Raffle

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 $10,000! Due to social distancing tickets will only be available for purchase online at www.ckcharity5050.com between February 1, 2021 and April 8, 2021. The winner of the draw will be announced …

Pretty in Pink continues their support of Hospice

Pretty in Pink, a women’s group from Dover, recently presented a donation of $15,000 to the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation. The group raised the funds through events like their golf tournament held in October. “I can’t thank all the members of Pretty in Pink enough for their generosity towards our hospice families, especially this year when hosting events was so difficult. …

Christmas Memories with CK Hospice Foundation

The board and staff of the CK Hospice Foundation wish you the best this holiday season offers, however you are celebrating this year. Enjoy some of our favourite holiday songs! You can listen below using Spotify or iTunes!

Wallaceburg Rotary Club supports Hospice

Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation recently received a generous donation of $10,000 from the Rotary Club of Wallaceburg. During the construction of the Hospice, the Wallaceburg Rotary Club also donated as part of a combined donation from Rotary Clubs across Chatham-Kent. This recent donation brings their total support to over $18,000. “Thank you to the Wallaceburg Rotarians for their support once again.  …

Grieving During Isolation

Humans are social beings and the social distancing that we have experienced throughout this pandemic has been difficult for everyone. Those who have lost a loved one in the midst of COVID-19 may be dealing with their grief and sorrow alone, socially isolated without the physical comfort of having their family and friends by their side. As social connections are …

Chatham-Kent Hospice Survey

We’re creating a strategic plan for the next 3 years. You can help us learn more about our strengths, how we can improve and what our priorities should be. If you’d like to have your say, please complete one of the surveys below no later than December 1, 2020. Your responses are anonymous so feel free to add as many …

Hospice thankful for Specialized Equipment Purchase

Chatham-Kent Hospice recently received funding to purchase specialized patient transfer sheets.  The transfer sheet is a repositioning and lifting sheet used with our ceiling-mounted lift to support the resident and staff with positioning and transfers in a safe manner. With donations from the Chatham-Kent Association of Realtors, Corteva Agriscience and the Royal Canadian Legion Branch 642, six transfer sheets were …