St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation

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St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation, as part of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation, is focused on raising funds in support of St. Peter’s Hospital and its programs. The Foundation provides funding for leading-edge equipment and patient amenities, innovative research initiatives, redevelopment of patient care spaces, and the education and training of health care providers.

As a foundation, we are focused on enabling outstanding patient care through our goal of Health Care, Transformed.

Latest SPHF News

Patient with Care Provider

Safety and Compassion in Dementia Care

A dementia education curriculum called Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) in Dementia Care teaches care providers how to use a respectful and compassionate approach in responding to patients exhibiting responsive behaviour.
Palliative Care

End-of-Life Care with Dignity

The Palliative Care Program at St. Peter’s Hospital provides end-of-life care to adult patients who are experiencing a life-threatening illness.

A New Normal

It was just another typical day for Julie at home when she lost her balance and hit her head, resulting in serious medical consequences.

2017 Hamilton Marathon

Go the Distance & Help Transform Health Care! Hamilton Health…

Fast Facts – St. Peter’s

• Home to the largest Palliative Care program in Canada

• Home to the Centre for Healthy Aging, which provides specialized outpatient programs to enhance seniors’ ability to remain in the community

• The GERAS Centre, housed in the Juravinski Research Centre for Studies in Aging, is focused on research to enhance the quality of life for seniors

• Pioneered the use of Gentle Persuasive Approach (GPA) for patients with dementia (now in use across Canada in more than 700 facilities)

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