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KDH and Lanark Renfrew Lung Health celebrate Grand Opening of New COPD Program

December 4, 2018

The annual recognition of World COPD Day took on special significance at Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) on November 21, 2018 as a large gathering of staff and members of the community celebrated the Grand Opening of the hospital’s new program for people with COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) and heart disease. Significant among the attendees […]

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KDH and Lanark Renfrew Lung Health Program partner to offer new Cardiopulmonary Rehab Program

November 7, 2018

In the lead-up to World COPD Day, November 21, 2018, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and the Lanark Renfrew Lung Health Program are delighted to announce that they have partnered to provide a new cardiopulmonary rehabilitation (‘rehab’) program at KDH. Designed for people with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and heart disease, the new cardiopulmonary rehab […]

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New Friends and Family Quiet Space opens at KDH

November 6, 2018

We are delighted to announce that, thanks to a generous donation from Jean and the late Keith Newans of Oxford Mills, Ontario, a beautiful new quiet space for friends and family has opened at KDH. The new family gathering space was designed to provide a calm refuge from the stress of a loved one’s hospitalization, […]

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KDH Auxiliary’s bridal fashion show and tea a huge success

October 10, 2018

Dressed to the nines, 175 ‘wedding guests’ who filled the pews at St. John’s United Church in Kemptville, Ontario on September 23, 2018 shared an afternoon of memories, laughter and even a few tears at the Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary (KDHA)’s sold-out event, “Celebrating Decades of Bridal Gowns and Engaging in High Tea”. The event, […]

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KDH issues call for artifacts for 60th Anniversary Historical Display

October 3, 2018

KDH is creating a permanent historical display to celebrate its first 60 years and is asking for the community’s help, seeking artifacts of all kinds – from nurses’ uniforms to antique stethoscopes, photos and even memories from the period. The installation of the display in the spring of 2019 will coincide with the sixtieth anniversary […]

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KDH physicians answer the question, ‘What does Patient and Family Centred Care mean to you?’

September 17, 2018

Several years ago, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) made a commitment to Patient and Family Centred Care, pledging to treat all of its patients and families with respect and dignity, to share information with them, and to encourage them to participate in decisions about their care at the level they choose. Recently, KDH asked several of […]

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KDH’s new automated parking gate system set to launch

September 11, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that its new automated parking gate system will be fully operational the week of September 17, 2018. The state of the art new system will be both highly efficient and easy to use, according to KDH’s Manager of Building Services, Tammy Buehlow. “The new system will provide […]

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KDH seeks feedback on new Patient Declaration of Values

August 29, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is seeking feedback on the draft Patient Declaration of Values developed by its Patient and Family Advisory Committee (PFAC). The Patient Declaration of Values is a series of statements designed to reflect what patients and families value in their healthcare experience; for example, “I value being treated with courtesy and respect […]

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KDH’s Sustainability Efforts Recognized with Two 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards

July 23, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is the proud recipient of two 2017 Ontario Green Health Care Awards in the small hospital category, having been recognized with both the Green Hospital of the Year Award and the Waste Award during a virtual awards ceremony hosted by the Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care on June 26, 2018. […]

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KDH Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Shelly Stack on July 12, 2018

July 6, 2018

The Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Dr. Shelly Stack as a guest speaker on the subject of “Diabetes and Oral Health” on July 12, 2018 at 7 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Dr. Stack’s presentation will describe how a healthy mouth and diabetes control are a […]

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