Stewart Richardson, Chair
The Hospice Care Centre will be a place where life is lived, and every moment is important. A place that is always open, and as close to home as it can possibly be. A place that is accessible and accommodating to residents, and as many friends and family members as they wish to welcome. A place that is beautiful, bright and airy, and most importantly, will offer compassionate care and comfort. This beautiful new facility is scheduled to open in the summer of 2019.
The new facility will be a two level building, containing both a main level focused on patient care and a lower level focused on outreach and education. The main level will include 6 Hospice Care suites, a family dining room, living room with a children’s play area, an education room and many more support rooms where a variety of services will be offered. There will be a spiritual room for all faiths and traditions, along with beautiful gardens, terraces and a quiet room for patients and their family to spend time in as well. Led by Community Care Northumberland (CCN), this home for the County’s Palliative Care Community Team, an interdisciplinary community outreach team, providing clinical and non-clinical care that provide supports to any person with a life limiting illness, their families and caregivers, and along with a volunteer Visiting Hospice program, will offer the following: