National Hospice Palliative Care Week May 5-11

May 2, 2024

Did you know Kawartha Lakes has a Palliative Care Community Team?

We do! Community Care City Of Kawartha Lakes Palliative Care Community is a part of Hospice Services.

At Hospice Services, you’ll find a comforting place, specialized programs, and a highly trained team of staff and volunteers ready to help transform your hurt into hope. They work tirelessly every day to support individuals in the City of Kawartha Lakes, offering end-of-life care, caregiver support, and grief and bereavement support through group programs and one-to-one sessions. Their exceptional work makes a meaningful difference in the lives of many.

Join us in celebrating National Hospice Palliative Care Week from May 5-11, 2024! This special occasion is dedicated to recognizing the incredible care provided to individuals and families navigating life-limiting illnesses and grief throughout Canada.

Let’s come together to shine a light on the profound impact of hospice care and advocate for improved access to these vital services nationwide. Throughout the week, we invite you to join us in celebrating the Hospice Services Team as well as raising awareness and nurturing communities that understand the invaluable support offered by hospice care.

Whether you’re a caregiver, facing illness yourself, or simply seeking more information, this is a place to discover how palliative care can bring comfort and enrichment during challenging times. And let’s not forget: Hospice Palliative care includes grief and bereavement services, providing solace to those coping with loss.

“We can’t stop the downpour, but we can walk with you in the rain”

If you or someone in your family is living with a palliative diagnosis or grief, our Hospice Services Team may be able to help with:

  • Health system navigation
  • Caregiver support
  • Support groups
  • Volunteer companion support
  • Grief and bereavement support for children and adults

Get in touch with our Hospice Services team today. Click the button below to visit our Hospice page on our website.