Kelly Hubbard, RN BScN MHSc CHPCN

Executive Director

kelly@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 224

Kelly is responsible for executing the successful leadership and management of Hospice Simcoe in accordance with the Hospice’s strategic directions, mission, vision and core values.

Cathy Charlton

Executive Coordinator

cathy@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 226

Cathy is responsible for the financial management and payroll for Hospice Simcoe. She also supports the work of the Board of Directors and Board committees.

Tammy Pollard, RN BScN CHPCN

Residential Care Manager

tammy@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 326

Tammy reviews all referrals, coordinates admissions and supports the clinical team.

Doris Davis

Office Administrator

doris@hospicesimcoe.ca | 705 725 1140

Doris is responsible for overseeing the operation at our Community Support location. She works closely with both the Community Care Team and the Bereavement Team.

Judi Luscombe

Administrative Assistant

judi@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 222

Judi processes all donations, issues receipts and oversees all administrative responsibilities.

Samantha White

Marketing & Communications Coordinator

samantha@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 240

Sam implements the marketing & communications strategies to promote Hospice Simcoe’s programs and services and connect with the community. Sam also produces marketing & promotional materials and manages the website & social media platforms.

Lynda Murtha

Fund Development Manager

lynda@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 245

Lynda develops and implements the Hospice Simcoe Fundraising program.

Josie Mc Donnell

Fund Development Assistant

josie@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 243

Josie’s responsibilities include coordinating our Hospice hosted fundraising events & is the liaison for Community hosted events.

Kathy Stewart, CVRM

Volunteer & Community Programs Manager

kathy@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 230

Kathy engages the volunteer resources that assist in the delivery of our programs & services. She is responsible for the management, implementation, supervision & evaluation of the Community Programs including bereavement, home visiting / community hospice and volunteer services.

Tonya Claughton, BComm

Volunteer & HR Coordinator

tonya@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 225

Tonya is responsible for volunteer engagement and creating and implementing training, education programs and onboarding for staff and volunteers.

Amy Pritzker, MSW, RSW

Bereavement Coordinator

amy@hospicesimcoe.ca | 705 725 1140

Amy provides bereavement support through programming including one-to-one support and support groups.

Teneal Campbell, MSW, RSW

Community Care Coordinator

teneal@hospicesimcoe.ca | 705 725 1140

Teneal coordinates the Home Visiting and Living Well Programs. She organizes and implements program development based on the needs of the community client and their caregivers.

Danielle Marshall, RSW

Community Care Coordinator

danielle@hospicesimcoe.ca | 705 725 1140

Danielle is part of a team that coordinates home visiting services with individuals in the community. She organizes and develops programs based on the needs of the community; including, children’s programs and support for the caregiver.

Colleen Risk, BSW

Social Worker

colleen@hospicesimcoe.ca | 705 725 1140

Colleen provides administrative and program support for the bereavement, home visiting and spiritual care teams at Hospice Simcoe, allowing Hospice Simcoe to serve more clients both in the community and in our residence.

Lori Scholten-Dallimore, B.A. MDiv

Spiritual Care Coordinator

lori@hospicesimcoe.ca | ext. 229

Lori provides spiritual care support, helping to create an environment which nurtures that which matters most to residents & their families. This encompasses meaning in life, family, faith, grief, & offering emotional & physical care & support. Lori coordinates spiritual care resources for staff & volunteers.

Dr. Brian Morris, MD

Medical Director

Dr. Morris provides guidance on the implementation and evaluation of medical services provided at Hospice Simcoe.

Dan Elliott

Custodial Coordinator

Dan is responsible for performing custodial duties, minor maintenance, routine preventative maintenance on mechanical equipment and other miscellaneous duties in order to ensure that Hospice Simcoe’s building is maintained in a healthy, safe and sanitary manner.

Daisy

Facility Dog

daisy@hospicesimcoe.ca

As a member of our care team, Daisy is a companion for our residents, their families and visitors. She also provides support to those attending grief and bereavement sessions and assists our staff and volunteers as needed. Daisy is at Hospice Monday to Friday, 9a.m. – 5p.m. Daisy is a C.O.P.E. trained Service Dog.

 
 

Clinical Team

The clinical team is comprised of approximately 30 highly skilled and knowledgeable Registered Nurses (RNs), Registered Practical Nurses (RPNs) and Personal Support Workers (PSWs).

Chris Nichols

Chair

“I feel honoured to sit on the Board at Hospice. The compassionate, dignified care provided to patients and families aligns with my personal and professional values, having worked in the health care sector with marginalized populations for over forty years.”

Simone English

Vice Chair

“I am proud to volunteer as a board member with Hospice Simcoe because it is a valued and highly regarded organization. I am pleased to be involved in ensuring the best quality care for those dealing with end of life concerns.”

Andrew Matthews

Treasurer

“It is an honour to be able to give back and share my skills with a well-respected organization such as Hospice Simcoe. I am looking forward to bringing my accounting and tax knowledge to the Board as we strive to become the centre of excellence in hospice and palliative care for Simcoe County.”

Carolyn Moran

Secretary

“I am a member of the Board as palliative care has been and continues to be a special interest of mine professionally and personally. I participate in order to facilitate the expansion of services and accessibility for all.”

Kelly Hubbard

Executive Director

“I am honored and humbled to have the opportunity to journey with and care for the dying. In this role I have an impact on the quality of care individuals and their loved ones receive at Hospice Simcoe.”

Val Bennett

Director

“Volunteering on the Hospice Simcoe board allows me to play a small role in supporting the invaluable work of the staff, volunteers and physicians within the Hospice home. Everyone’s work is vital to the journey of our patients and families as they face some of the most challenging times of their lives.”

Don Gregor

Director

“As a new resident of Simcoe County I want to give something back to community. The recent passing of my mother-in-law of pancreatic cancer showed me the stress that long term palliative care puts on a family. Hospice Simcoe adds both joy and dignity to the equation and I am glad to be a part of this team.”

Sharon Hannigan

Director

“It is a privilege to sit on the Board of Hospice Simcoe, an organization that is making a much needed difference in our community. I am pleased to be involved with a group that provides care and support for individuals and their families as they face one of life’s biggest challenges.”

Rachel Kean

Director

“I am proud to have the opportunity to be a member of Hospice Simcoe’s Board of Directors. To be a member of an organization that gives so much to the community, especially to our most vulnerable, is such a rewarding experience that makes me both grateful and humble.”

Shane Mayes

Director

“I am pleased to have the opportunity to serve an organization that has truly lived up to its goal and reputation for Compassion, Dignity and Respect.”

Alison McFarland

Past Chair/Director

“The first time I walked into the Hospice Simcoe residence I felt joy. I was blown away that this was the first emotion I felt walking through the doors. I love supporting a great organization that brings comfort to individuals during hard times.”

 

Board of Directors

Interested in Joining Our Board?

Interested candidates should review our Board Recruitment Document and apply by sending a letter of interest along with a current CV or other indication of the skills the candidate is providing to Cathy Charlton, Executive Coordinator.

Annual Report
2018-2019

Annual Report
2017-2018

Annual Report
2016-2017

Annual Report
2015-2016

Hospice Simcoe Strategic Plan 2018–2021

Audited Financial Statements

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