Hospice Quinte is hosting a series of Advance Care Planning seminars for adults 55 and older thanks to $24,000 in funding received from Ontario’s ‘Seniors Community Grant’ program. An Advance Care Plan (ACP) is a way for people to express what they wish to take place should they become incapable of consenting to or refusing treatment, or personal care. This includes deciding who will make decisions on one’s behalf should that happen.
Hospice Quinte is delighted to have received $225,000 from the City of Belleville today. This latest contribution is part of the municipality’s $1M commitment that helped Hospice Quinte establish its six-bed, world-class hospice residence known as the Stan Klemencic Care Centre. To date, the City of Belleville has paid $775,000 toward the 6-year pledge.
Today, Hospice Quinte’s Stan Klemencic Care Centre (SKCC) celebrates the first of many anniversaries to come! On October 25, 2021, the Stan Klemencic Care Centre opened its doors to its first hospice resident and in doing so enhanced the landscape for hospice palliative care in Quinte.
Last weekend, the Harvesting Hope for Hospice Quinte Charity Car Rally and Artisan Market, presented by Tara Lyons Royal Lepage Proliance, raised over $25,700 in support of local hospice palliative care services. More than 200 people turned out for the event that was held Saturday, September 24th at Grills Orchards with all proceeds going to Hospice Quinte’s ‘The Comfort of Home’ annual fundraising campaign.
Hospice Quinte is pleased to have received a $12K gift thanks to the Bay of Quinte Mutual Insurance Company who raised the money at their annual charity golf tournament held on August 3rd. Over 100 golfers took part in the event at Timber Ridge Golf Course in Brighton, with all proceeds benefitting Hospice Quinte’s The Comfort of Home annual fundraising campaign.
Hospice Quinte is seeking an individual to serve as a Board Member and help Hospice Quinte achieve its vision of integrating hospice palliative care in our communities. The application deadline is April 29, 2022.