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This year, May 5th to the 11th marks the nineteenth annual Hospice Palliative Care Week – our time to celebrate and share achievements of hospice palliative care throughout the nation, while also shedding some light on areas needing improvement. Check out this week's Changing Lives Podcast to learn more about Hospice Palliative Care Week and this year's theme "Busting the Myths".
About Hospice Quinte
Hospice Quinte assists terminally ill individuals and their caregivers by offering them support and companionship. Visiting hospice services are offered in the person’s own home, long term care homes, retirement homes and both Belleville General and Trenton Memorial Hospitals. This care is provided by trained, experienced, and compassionate volunteers. Bereavement support groups are also offered. There are no fees for services to patients and their families. Hospice Quinte is a registered, non-profit charity whose volunteers are the heart of the organization.
The Hospice Quinte service area includes Quinte West, Belleville, Deseronto, Tyendinaga Township and the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory. To find out more visit HospiceQuinte.ca.