Hospice Quinte: Changing Lives Podcast

More Support Needed For Unpaid Caregivers

June 28, 2021 Hospice Quinte Season 3 Episode 23
Hospice Quinte: Changing Lives Podcast
More Support Needed For Unpaid Caregivers
Show Notes

Did you know that approximately 25%  of Canadians end up providing care for family members and friends suffering from a chronic illness or disability at some point in their lives? Unfortunately, unpaid caregivers are given little to no training before or while providing the care that they do. This can make them feel ill-equipped to care for their loved one.  Learn more in this week's Changing Lives Podcast.

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.

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