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KDH Diabetes Education Program presents guest speaker Dr. Carla Eamon on June 28, 2018

June 20, 2018

KDH Diabetes Education and Support Program is pleased to present Dr. Carla Eamon as a guest speaker on the subject of “Diabetes and Eyes” on June 28, 2018 at 7 pm in the hospital’s Courtyard Lounge. Dr. Eamon’s presentation will describe diabetic damage in the eye, the potential complications of diabetes on the eyes and […]

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Kemptville District Hospital Auxiliary recognizes long-serving volunteers at its 58th annual Hey Day fundraiser

June 19, 2018

As the last pieces of furniture were lined up, shoes unpacked from boxes, and pieces of silver were polished, KDH Auxiliary took a few moments on the afternoon of June 8, 2018 to recognize the contributions of the long-serving volunteers at its major yearly fundraiser, Hey Day. Set-up was now complete for the 58th annual […]

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KDH honours its volunteers with annual Volunteer Appreciation Tea

April 26, 2018

With some attendees decked out in hats and gloves, several dozen Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) volunteers gathered at Southgate Community Church on April 19, 2018 to be honoured at the hospital’s annual Volunteer Appreciation Tea. Frank J. Vassallo, KDH’s Chief Executive Officer, welcomed the volunteers and thanked them on behalf of all KDH staff, physicians, […]

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Community Paramedic Program at KDH helps high risk patients live independently longer

April 24, 2018

A new Community Paramedic Program launched by the Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service, in partnership with Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) and the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN), is helping seniors and other people with complex health issues get the care they need. Through the program, specially trained paramedics make scheduled house calls to people who […]

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In recognition of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, KDH spreads the word about its innovative Parkinson’s program

April 23, 2018

As Parkinson’s Awareness Month is recognized across Canada, Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is spreading the word about its unique program for people with the neurodegenerative illness. For a number of years, KDH has been offering a weekly Parkinson’s Exercise and Movement Group that focuses on strengthening and balance exercises – last year KDH moved the […]

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KDH Auxiliary donates $65,000 to the Hospital in lead-up to National Volunteer Week

April 11, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH)’s volunteer organization, the KDH Auxiliary, has donated an impressive $65,000 to enhance patient care at the Hospital just days before National Volunteer Week is celebrated April 15 to 21, 2018. “This is the fourth year in a row that the Auxiliary’s annual donation has totaled $65,000, and we couldn’t be more […]

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KDH Patient and Family Advisor Bob Hale appointed to the Ontario Health Minister’s new PFAC

April 5, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is very pleased to announce that Bob Hale, Co-Chair of its Patient and Family Advisory Committee, has been appointed to the Ontario Health Minister’s own Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) Comprised of a Chair and 15 members, the new PFAC of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) […]

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KDH receives funding for a Mental Health and Addictions Health Hub for Children and Youth

March 6, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) has received funding to help develop a Mental Health and Addictions Health Hub for children and youth in North Grenville. The funding, from the Champlain Local Health Integration Network (LHIN)’s Small Hospital Transformation Fund, will enable KDH to work with a variety of community partners to develop the health hub. The […]

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KDH welcomes two new specialists, Dr. Kate Kelly, Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgeon, and Dr. Irfan Moledina, Consultant Paediatrician

March 5, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce two new specialists providing services in its newly redesigned outpatient clinic wing: Dr. Kate Kelly, Skin Cancer and Reconstructive Surgeon, and Dr. Irfan Moledina, Consultant Paediatrician. Dr. Kelly will serve local patients referred by their family doctor or specialist physician, offering surgical treatment for skin lesions suspicious […]

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KDH staff recognized for their hard work during the busy winter period

February 14, 2018

Canadian winters – with snow, sleet and freezing rain causing hazardous driving conditions outside and keeping people inside where germs abound – present additional challenges for hospitals across the country. With each winter season comes an increase in influenza cases, motor vehicle accidents, hospital bed shortages, and more. In recognition of the extra effort required […]

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