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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

Luke Fillion embracing his mother who is in a wheelchair

Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care

On Friday, May 4, Luke Fillion will walk from Hamilton to the base of the CN Tower in Toronto in memory of his mother Janis for his fifth annual Fillion’s Footsteps for Palliative Care in support of St. Peter’s Hospital Foundation.
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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 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

Julie smiling as she sits in a wheelchair

A New Normal

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

Patient Chris Weylie in a wheelchair in his room at the hospital

Helping Patients Smile

Chris Weylie has endured a lifetime of medical challenges, but the teams at St. Peter’s Hospital have worked to enhance his quality of life for nearly 14 years. Read more

X-ray image of a brain

Staying Ahead of Early-Onset Dementia

Memory loss. Confusion. Frustration. When people think about dementia, images of seniors in their twilight years often come to mind. Dementia was traditionally the domain of people 65 years of age and older, but an increasing number of younger people are being diagnosed with the disease. Read more