Palliative Care in the News: August 2023

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Rose Garden Hospice, a new 10-bed residential hospice in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan named after the late Rose Daschuk, recently opened after years of dedicated fundraising work led by the Daschuk family.

A Huntsville, ON Star Trek fan club, the USS Nomad NCC72382, raised over $5,000 for Hospice Huntsville by organizing and completing the 2023 Ride for Hospice, a motorcycle rally that included a 150km ride.

A 10-year-old boy from Chatham Kent raised over $1,500 for the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation to honour his grandfather by pledging to swim laps in his grandmother’s pool.

Patients and families at the Margaret Bahen Hospice in Newmarket, Ontario highlight the value of hospice palliative care at end-of-life.

A group of volunteers brighten the days of residences at the Provincial Palliative Care Centre in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island with bouquets of flowers.

Toronto mom Marcy White’s difficulty transitioning her son from pediatric to adult care is emblematic of a broader issue many families face across the country.

After spending nearly three years at a temporary site to accommodate the influx of COVID-19 patients, the Balfour Mount Palliative Care Unit in Montreal, Quebec officially re-opened at its home location.

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