Ministry of Health
Ontario Funding Hospice Beds in Elgin Region
St. Thomas, ON – Sep 20, 2019
Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, was joined by Jeff Yurek, Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks and MPP for Elgin—Middlesex—London, to announce that St. Joseph’s Health Care Society is receiving $1.6 million in funding to open a new, eight-bed residential hospice. Once open, the province will provide Elgin Residential Hospice with an additional $840,000 annually in operational funding to support the provision of care.