Hospice Quinte is celebrating the twentieth annual Hospice Palliative Care Week from May 4th – 10th with individuals and organizations across Canada. It is a time to celebrate and share the achievements of hospice palliative care throughout the nation, look at shortcomings and create bridges for these gaps.
Hospice Quinte joins individuals and organizations across Canada to participate in National Volunteer Week each year, a coast-to-coast-to-coast celebration of the commitment, dedication, generosity and selflessness of our country’s almost 13 million volunteers. This year National Volunteer Week will be celebrated from April 19th to April 25th.
Get the latest news and learn more about the new Hospice Quinte Care Centre in the March/April edition of the Heart & Home Building Campaign newsletter!
April 16th marks National Advance Care Planning Day in Canada, an annual day of awareness that organizations, like Hospice Quinte, use to educate communities on the importance of Advance Care Planning and to encourage individuals to have conversations about their wishes for their future health care.
The COVID-19 crisis is impacting each and every one of us differently. It may be impacting your grief of losses that occurred before this crisis. It may be bringing up a whole new set of losses, death and nondeath. It may be some combination. The below document, from our friends at What's Your Grief, highlights some things that may be impacting you at this difficult time.
April 7th is National Caregiver Day! Celebrated on the first Tuesday of April, this annual day of awareness has been unanimously adopted by the Members of Parliament of Canada to formally recognize the importance of the “invisible” unpaid work and the valuable contribution caregivers make to care recipients, our communities and our economy.
Carers Canada is a national coalition of diverse federal and provincial organizations that join with carers, providers, policy makers and other stakeholders to affect positive change for carers. The Carers Canada website features carer facts, awareness information, resources, news and more!
If you are looking for additional information or have questions about COVID-19, please review this website thoroughly before contacting Hastings Prince Edward Public Health (HPEPH).