Volunteers make a difference in advancing exceptional care.
Volunteers at Grand River Hospital (GRH) are a committed and outstanding team of individuals who offer their time and skills to make a difference in our health care community. GRH has one of the largest volunteer forces in the region, with nearly 1000 volunteers at the hospital's KW and Freeport campuses as well as our regional cancer centre.
Freeport provides a Specialized Mental Health service for patients in Waterloo Region, and also provides support for our palliative care, complex continuing and rehabilitation care, among other programs. Outpatient clinics at Freeport include neuro-rehabilitation, geriatric day hospital, speech language pathology, geriatric consultation clinic, primary care clinic, secondary stroke prevention clinic. Freeport is also the home of the Waterloo Wellington Breast Centre.
KW Campus information
The KW Campus is an acute care facility and offers services such as hemodialysis, medicine, childbirth, pediatric, surgical, mental health and emergency services, and is also the home of the Grand River Regional Cancer Centre.
About volunteer resources
Our volunteer resources department maintains an adequate and competent number of volunteers to complement and enhance the staff in the delivery of health care. Our role is to enhance the personal well-being and comfort of our patients with highly motivated and appropriately trained and screened volunteers.
One thing leads to another: Joy Bent on 28 years of volunteering at GRHApril 10, 2016
From an injury to volunteering to supporting her husband in his hour of need, Joy Bent’s service at GRH has had some interesting connections.
Hospital and Foundation celebrate volunteers and GRH Volunteer AssociationApril 8, 2016
To kick off National Volunteer Week from April 10th to 16th, Grand River Hospital (GRH) and Grand River Hospital Foundation (GRHF) are honouring the Grand River Hospital Volunteer Association (GRHVA) for their outstanding contributions to patient care.
Betty South: 90 years young (and nearly 39 of them as a GRH volunteer)!March 14, 2016
Happy birthday to Betty South and thank you for your fabulous contributions to GRH's Freeport Campus!