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Organization: Beth Donovan Hospice  
Phone Numbers: 613-258-9611
Fax: Call first 613-258-9651
1107 French Settlement Rd
Kemptville, ON
K0G 1J0
Intersection: Hwy 416
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 9 am-4:30 pm, Day Hospice Thu 10 am-3 pm
Executives: Debbie Watt - Executive Director
613-258-9611 ext 1 *
Public Contacts: Jill Woodley - Volunteer and Client Services Coordinator
613-258-9611 ext 2 *
Kristy Bailey - Program Assistant
613-258-9611 ext 0
Service Description: Compassionate support and professional care to individuals and their families through the challenges of life-limiting illnesses and end-of-life transitions.

Day Hospice: Offered to an intimate group of clients with a life limiting illness * Run by a Registered Nurse and Hospice Volunteer Team * Hosts various activities each week such as Arts & Crafts * Massage and Reflexology Therapies * Musicians * Chair exercise class every other week * Card Games * Spa days, etc * a homemade lunch and transportation for those who require it

Home Visiting: Volunteers provide emotional support and companionship for clients while offering respite to family members in a setting of their choice * volunteers visit new clients in their home to determine their needs and the appropriate level of support required. At that time, the Coordinator will match the client to their desired community hospice program.

Counselling and bereavement services: Support, including Individual, Couple, & Family Counselling, Peer Support, Support Groups, and a Lending Library

Spiritual Care: Offers one-on-one visits with clients who have questions surrounding spirituality * Aims to provide a space in which a person’s spirituality can become a greater resource for them through this significant life transition and for addressing these questions * Seasonal workshops for bereaved persons in partnership with a Grief Counsellor

Equipment Lending: Provides transfer wheelchairs, walkers, commodes, bath chairs, raised toilet seats etc. for clients to ensure their safety, comfort, and to support them to remain at home * equipment may be borrowed for up to 3 months

Fees: None
Application: Call or email for more information or to make a referral
Eligibility / Target Population: Individuals living with a life-limiting illness, their families and caregivers
Languages: English * French
Language Notes: Limited
Area Served:
Kemptville and area  
See Also: Bereavement
Bereavement Support Groups
In-Home Hospice Care

This information was last completely updated on May 23, 2018

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