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Groundbreaking at the site of the new pediatric hospice
May 23, 2024

Ontario Expanding Access to Pediatric Palliative Care in Hamilton

$2.5 million investment will help build new children’s hospice with 10 beds

The Ontario government is investing up to $2.5 million to support the construction of Kemp Care Network’s new 10 bed children’s hospice which will help families connect to comfortable and dignified end-of-life care, close to home, in the Hamilton region.

Read the full release from the Ontario Ministry of Health.

“We are grateful to the Ministry of Health, City of Hamilton, Kemp Care Network, local partners, and others, for their partnership and support in ensuring that this critical gap in care for children and families in Hamilton and the surrounding region will soon be filled. McMaster Children’s Hospital’s regional pediatric palliative care team will bring their expertise and quality services to the home of the new pediatric hospice to help families through their most challenging times.”

– Bruce Squires, President of McMaster Children’s Hospital and VP, Women & Children’s Health, Hamilton Health Sciences.