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EVERY MOMENT COUNTS

Hospice Quinte changes the lives of the terminally ill, their families, and the bereaved for the better by offering them support and companionship through visiting hospice services and support groups.

All Hospice Quinte programs and services are provided at no charge by compassionate and well-trained staff and volunteers.

Our service area includes Quinte West, Belleville, Tyendinaga Township, Deseronto, and the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory.

Our mission is to provide hospice palliative care and bereavement support services for our region.

Hospice Quinte has been providing compassionate care in our communities since 1985.

OUR SERVICES

We offer Visiting Hospice, Caregiver Support, and Bereavement Support Services,

as well as Education and Educational Resources about Hospice Care.

LATEST NEWS & INFORMATION

History of Hospice Care

Hospice care has been practiced for over 1,500 years. The creation of the “modern day” hospice is credited to Dame Cicely Saunders who, in England during the 1950’s, realized that managing pain at end of life was not enough. Be sure to check out this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about Dame Saunders and the history of hospice care.

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Heart to Heart: Gifting Securities

This episode, Jennifer is joined by Julie Lange, Portfolio Manager and Director of Wealth Management, and Branch Manager of ScotiaMcLeod Belleville, to talk about her personal experience with Hospice Quinte and discuss gifting securities.

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Lange & Fetter Has Heart For Hospice

The sales team at Lange & Fetter Motors showed their heart for Hospice Quinte this October, raising an undisclosed amount for the organization’s Heart & Home Building Campaign.

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National Bereavement Day 2019

Canada’s third National Bereavement Day will be celebrated by individuals across the country on November 19th, 2019. The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, the leading national voice for hospice palliative care in Canada, were the advocates behind the creation of National Bereavement Day. Listen in for more information about grief and bereavement, and the support available to individuals from Hospice Quinte in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

CHANGE A LIFE TODAY

“The care of the dying demands all that we can do to enable patients to live until they die.”

–Dame Cicely Saunders