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KDH achieves a rare perfect score and earns the highest rating, Exemplary Standing, in its Accreditation Canada survey

December 16, 2016

Accreditation Canada has recognized Kemptville District Hospital (KDH)’s clinical and operational performance with its highest rating, Exemplary Standing, for the second time running. KDH achieved a rare perfect score in its recent onsite accreditation survey, conducted November 28 through December 1, 2016, meeting 100 percent of the 1,666 criteria that Accreditation Canada used to measure […]

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KDH joins Ontario Breast Screening Program

November 22, 2016

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that it has been granted official Ontario Breast Screening Program (OBSP) affiliate status. For women in the communities that KDH serves, this means enhanced services for breast health close to home. As an OBSP affiliate, KDH will provide screening mammograms to women every one to two years, […]

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KDH CEO presents at national healthcare conference

November 18, 2016

KDH’s Chief Executive Officer, Frank J. Vassallo, was a key presenter at the ‘Patient and Family Centred Care’ session at Health Achieve, the Ontario Hospital Association’s annual national healthcare conference held the second week of November, 2016, in Toronto. Vassallo was one of three hospital CEOs sharing their strategies and lessons learned in effecting culture change […]

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KDH honours its Retirees and Long Service Award Recipients

October 12, 2016

Almost two dozen dedicated Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) staff members were honoured last week at the Hospital’s annual Retirement and Long Service Awards Banquet. The 2016 event, held at the Rideau Restaurant in Kemptville, Ontario, on October 6, recognized the professional milestones of six retirees and 15 Long Service Award recipients. This year’s retirees are […]

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KDH announces 2016/17 Board of Directors

August 22, 2016

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that Karen Cooper has been appointed Chair of its Board of Directors and the Board has welcomed two new members: Margaret Harrison and Stephen Saslove. Cooper, a distinguished lawyer who practices charity and not-for-profit law, succeeds outgoing Board Chair, Lis Angus. Cooper thanked Angus for her dedication […]

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KDH receives funding boost through the Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund

August 10, 2016

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) will receive $416,737 this year through the provincial government’s Health Infrastructure Renewal Fund (HIRF) for repairs and upgrades. This funding is part of a $175 million investment in hospitals across Ontario in 2016/17 to keep them in a state of good repair so patients can continue to receive “high quality care […]

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KDH recognized for environmental performance

June 20, 2016

In late October, 2015, KDH’s efforts to improve our environmental performance were rewarded with a Silver Seal in the Ontario Hospital Association (OHA)’s Green Hospital Scorecard. KDH is one of only 31 hospitals in the province to be awarded a Silver Seal; just two hospitals reached Gold, the highest level. The Green Hospital Scorecard shows […]

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Planning for Your Healthy Future: KDH’s New Strategic Plan

February 19, 2016

Your Hospital – Your Healthy Future is a strategic planning process that began in February 2016. It was designed with a robust stakeholder engagement component to provide the public, organizational partners, and KDH staff, physicians and volunteers with a variety of opportunities to contribute their input. Like all Ontario hospitals, KDH develops a new strategic […]

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KDH honours its oldest volunteer, 108-year-old Katy Pominville

January 8, 2016

1907: Wilfred Laurier was Prime Minister of Canada. Early automobiles shared the road with horses and buggies. It was the year that Marconi initiated commercial transatlantic radio communications, and the passenger liner RMS Lusitania made its maiden voyage from Liverpool to New York City. 1907 is also the year that Katy Pominville, Kemptville District Hospital […]

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KDH Auxiliary introduces Comfort Kits for inpatients

November 23, 2015

In late April 2015, the Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary introduced ‘Comfort Kits’ for people admitted to KDH without a supply of personal care items that are not provided by the hospital. The comfort kits contain everyday necessities like a toothbrush and toothpaste, deoderant, shampoo, hand lotion, lip balm and a notebook. The comfort kits are specific to women […]

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