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An older man and women tend to a tomato plant

65-Hour Fundraiser For Dementia Care at St. Peter’s Hospital

We have partnered with Home Instead Senior Care Foundation of Canada and Home Instead Senior Care Hamilton for their GIVE65 initiative to raise funds for St. Peter’s Hospital.

A patient in a bed is comforted by a nurse.

Learning about Palliative Care

Health care providers across Hamilton Health Sciences are participating in training seminars called Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP).

Naomi Dyon stands next to a sign in the Behavioural Health Café. The sign says, “Welcome! Customer Appreciation Day. Free Drinks and Snacks!”

Bringing the Community to Patients

A café at St. Peter’s Hospital is helping patients with dementia experience more social interaction.

Eleanor Churchill smiles for a photo

Standing Strong after a Horrific Fall

Eleanor Churchill was 85 years old when she fell down a flight of stairs in her home.

Karolyn Pinili smiles for a photo.

Two Strokes in Three Days

“I started to have double vision,” recalls Karolyn Pinili of Stoney Creek. “Something was definitely wrong, so I went to the Emergency Department at Hamilton General Hospital.”

Two senior patients dance at a gym.

Dancing to Better Health

An innovative research project is aiming to help seniors improve physical and mental health through dance. Read more

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

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