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Luke Fillion embracing his mother who is in a wheelchair

Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care

On Friday, May 10, Luke Fillion will walk from Hamilton to the base of the CN Tower in Toronto in memory of his mother Janis for his sixth-annual Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care in support of St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation.
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Bob Bristo poses for a photo at St. Peter’s Hospital.

Learning to Walk Again

“My back pain was excruciating,” recalls Bob Bristo of Georgetown. “Then I began to experience weakness and paralysis in my legs. It kept getting worse until I could barely wiggle my toes.” Read more

Crissie Leng showing off a patient's artwork

A Creative Outlet for Dementia Patients

Art can be a powerful tool that can stimulate healing. Read more

Patient Paul Terris sitting in a wheelchair at St. Peter's Hospital

Helping Paul Return Home

The pain in his hip had become unbearable. Read more

Patients at St. Peter's sitting at a table and painting

65-Hour Fundraiser for St. Peter’s Hospital Alzheimer’s and Dementia Patients

HAMILTON, ON: St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation has partnered with Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada for its GIVE65 initiative to raise funds for the Creative Expressions program at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more

Pam Westover at St. Peter’s Hospital

Complexity of Care at St. Peter’s Hospital

Working toward the achievement of a patient’s personal goal for recovery – that is the underlying role of the Medically Complex Care team at St. Peter’s Hospital. Read more

A group photo of four staff members at St. Peter's Hospital

A Time for Thanks After the Fire

On the morning of November 5, the alarm sounded at St. Peter’s Hospital when a fire broke out in the south wing. Read more

Catherine smiling on her porch at home

Brought Back to Life Seven Times

This holiday season will be one Catherine will never forget, as she has been given another chance at life. Read more

An elderly man sitting down with two older ladies standing behind him in a hospital setting

Safety and Compassion in Dementia Care

Dementia is difficult for everyone – individuals suffering from the disease, their families and care providers offering support and education. Read more

An elderly lady smiles as she receives care from a nurse at a hospital

End-of-Life Care with Dignity

The end of life’s journey is a natural part of living, but it can be a difficult time for patients and their families. Read more