Beth Donovan Hospice
1107 French Settlement Road
Kemptville ON K0G 1J0
Phone: (613) 258- 9611
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Mission, Vision & Core Values

Bringing hope and healing to the community through compassionate ... 

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Our History

Beginning in the Merrickville St. Ann’s Roman Catholic Church’s spacious ... 

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Day Hospice

The Day Program is offered to a small group of clients with a life threatening ... 

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Home Visiting

In-Home Volunteers provide emotional support and companionship while ... 

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Become a Volunteer

Beth Donovan Hospice relies on the generous support of volunteers in the ...

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Grief & Bereavement Support

The counselling services offered at Beth Donovan Hospice includes the ...

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Upcoming Events

28 Jun 2018
10:00AM - 03:00PM
Day Hospice Program

17 Jul 2018
01:00PM - 03:00PM
Caregivers Coffee

18 Jul 2018
05:30PM - 07:00PM
Bereavement Coffee

Testimonials

  • “For us, to have the hospice volunteer come in every week was a godsend; she was so warm and joyful, and she truly paid attention to the particulars of our family. She learned that my sister enjoyed mystery stories so began a story which they shared each week, both looking forward to the next chapter. I know that my sister must have loved their tie together sitting outside in the warm summer air, hearing a new chapter each week.”
  • “Don looked forward to Elaine’s visits for the conversation and the lively interest they shared in current events. Her visits were a vital connection for him.”
  • “A much needed and appreciated community service. Thank you.”
  • “’Thank you’ just seems inadequate for the group of people that are Beth Donovan Hospice as an organization. You not only gave Joanie a chance for dignity and respect but you gave her, myself and the kids the greatest gift of all; your support granted her wish to live, and I do mean live, her final moments at home surrounded by love and laughter.”

  • “Thank you for all the wonderful weeks. ‘Hospice day’ is a highlight! Thank you as well to all the volunteers – they add so much to our day out!”

Volunteer Share

  • “When I lost my mother and mother-in-law, the hospice and palliative care they received meant the world to us. I knew then it was my volunteer calling. Weighed against other volunteer experiences, this is by far the most meaningful for me. When it comes to end-of-life, we can’t fix the situation or alter the course, but we can make the journey a little better along the way. To ‘make the best day possible’ for clients and their families, that’s my hope.”

    Daryl Webber, Home-Visiting Volunteer

  • “Being a hospice volunteer is an amazingly rewarding experience. Being able to give comfort and support to families while they are facing a very difficult time, or being able to give them a few hours a week even just to sit and chat, can mean so much to them. I am proud to be part of this wonderful organization and have formed lasting friendships with other volunteers as well as the staff.”

    Sandra Mackenzie, Home-Visiting Volunteer

Stories

  • Beth Donovan (1943 - 2010)
    My journey to hospice began many years ago. As a new grad from Brockville General Hospital in 1963 I started my nursing Career in the…
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Contact

1107 French Settlement Road,
Kemptville, ON, K0G1J0 

Phone: 613.258.9611
Fax: 613.258.9651
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