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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.

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A Message From Our CEO – Celebrating Our Loyal Donors

Over the last 10 years, donors have helped Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation contribute nearly $150 million toward patient care. And while 2020 has been a challenging year, our donors and the community at large have stepped up in heartwarming ways to support the frontline clinical teams as they provide vital care during the COVID-19 crisis.

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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.

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2019 Annual Report Now Available Online

Our Annual Report provides an overview and highlights some of the ways that donor dollars make a vital impact.

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Standing Strong after a Horrific Fall

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

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Imagine Canada Reaccreditation

Imagine Canada applauded Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation for completing the reaccreditation process under its national Standards Program.

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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.”

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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