Public meeting on new Kanata hospice site

Categories: Community Engagement.

The organization, formerly known as Ottawa Hospice Services, recently purchased the building, located at 110 McCurdy Dr., from Trinity Presbyterian Church to help expand its services in the west end.

The public meeting, which starts at 7:30 p.m., will address hospice services in Ottawa, the development of the McCurdy building and how people can support the organization.

“We are now expanding our services to help meet the needs of more and more people in Ottawa,” said the hospice in a news release. “Our purchase of McCurdy Drive will allow us to bring together our Kanata office and community (and) day programs. With continued successful fundraising, our hope is to build and open a new full-service 10-bed hospice by 2016.”

Currently, Hospice Care Ottawa provides services at the Hospice at May Court site

(114 Cameron Ave. in the Glebe) Friends of Hospice west residence site (1400 Carling Ave.) and at its Kanata office (555 Legget Dr.).

Hospice Care Ottawa provides end-oflife treatment for those affected by a lifelimiting illness with at-home support, day hospice programs, family services, bereavement support and residential hospice services.

For more information, contact Kristina Voth-Childs at Hospice Care Ottawa 613-591-6002.

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