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.
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.
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.
You can help Hospice Quinte bring the magic of hospice palliative care into an individual or family’s life, by placing a dove in honour of a loved one who has passed, on our Memorial Trees at the Quinte Mall from December 14 to December 22, 2019.
Children's Grief Awareness Day is observed each year on the third Thursday in November. This year, Children’s Grief Awareness Day falls on Thursday, November 21st. The goal of Children's Grief Awareness Day is to bring attention to the fact that being openly supportive can make the world of a difference in the life of a grieving child. Learn more about Children's Grief Awareness Day and what grief is like for children in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.
To kick off the first official week of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, Hospice Quinte held its annual volunteer appreciation banquet on Monday evening, at the Banquet Centre in Belleville, to celebrate, recognize and thank their dedicated team of volunteers for their contributions and ongoing support.
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month. Throughout the month of November, Hospice Quinte will be proudly joining organizations from across the country, to reach out, and help communities better understand what hospice palliative care is, and all that it can offer. Listen now to learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.
Get the latest news and learn more about the new Hospice Quinte Care Centre in the October edition of the Heart & Home Building Campaign newsletter!