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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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KDH announces its 2018/19 Board of Directors

July 5, 2018

Kemptville District Hospital (KDH) is pleased to announce that Robert Morais has been elected Chair of its Board of Directors, and the Board has welcomed three new members: Jeff Nolan, Andrew Vignuzzi, and Amy E. Yee.  The elections took place at the hospital’s June 28, 2018 Annual General Meeting, Morais, who is the cofounder and […]

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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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