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Join the Kensington Hike

Support hospice and end-of-life care by hiking for Kensington this year. Invite friends, family and pets!

Toronto's former mayor opens up about his wife’s experience at Kensington

Sitting outside St. Lawrence Market, sipping a coffee, David Crombie is in his element. This is his neighbourhood, after all - one he fought to save during his tenure as one of Toronto’s most popular and effective mayors.

A fresh start

Terry Bramham is thankful to the Kensington Eye Institute for getting his eyesight back.

Your Impact Today

Your donation supports patients, residents and families who need us most. Donate today and help those we serve.

Quality improvement at Kensington

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Welcome Corinne Rusch-Drutz!

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Corinne Rusch-Drutz as Chief Executive Officer of The Kensington Health Foundation.

A place to belong

Members of The Second Mile Club play a game of Mahjong at the Kensington Gardens Recreation Centre.

Helping with Humour

Philip Paquet, a Second Mile Club volunteer, stands in front of the Carlton St. Branch.

Process for Eye Banking

The Eye Bank of Canada (Ontario Division) is the largest Eye Bank in the country and it’s right in the heart of downtown Toronto. Learn how Eye Banking works–starting from the eye donor to the recipient.

10 Reasons to Give the Gift of Sight

Register as an eye and tissue donor today!

Screening for breast cancer

Are you a woman over 50? One in eight women are diagnosed with breast cancer.

Kensington Expands

On December 15th, 2016, Kensington Health opened the Kensington Diagnostic Imaging Centre. The Imaging Centre offers patients rapid access to Ultrasound, X-Ray and Bone Mineral Density, Breast Imaging and Biopsy services.

Barbara Edwards Testimonial

Barbara Edwards is a family donor who lost her father due to an unexpected heart attack. While the initial pain of losing her father was difficult, Barbara and her family found comfort in the gift of sight that he provided at his end of life.

I felt joy because I could see again

Kelly Summers can tell you a thing or two about corneal transplants. Read her story.

Spotlight on Jenny, Technical Coordinator at The Eye Bank

A Technician from The Eye Bank of Canada (Ontario Division) retrieves eye tissue from the lab.

Meet the Behaviour Support Team at Kensington

The Behavioural Support team at Kensington believes building relationships is one of the most important aspects of their role.

The Quality of Dying and Death in a Residential Hospice by Dr. Gary Rodin. Journal of Pain and Symptom Management (July 2018).

The objective of this study was to assess the quality of dying and death of patients who received end-of-life care in a residential hospice and its relationship to hospice length of stay (LOS) and prior receipt of palliative care.

Nomogram to Predict Graft Thickness in Descemet Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty: An Eye Bank Study by Dr. Clara Chan. Cornea (June 2018).

The purpose of this study was to develop a nomogram to predict postcut thickness of corneal grafts prepared at an eye bank for Descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty (DSAEK).

Risk of obstructive sleep apnea in open-angle glaucoma versus controls using the STOP-Bang questionnaire by Dr. Y.M Buys. Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology (September 2017).

The purpose of this study was to compare the percentage of patients at risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in open-angle glaucoma (OAG) versus controls using the STOP-Bang questionnaire.

Aqueous Humor Cytokines in Patients With Acute Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy by Jonathan A. Micieli. American Journal of Opthalmology (March 2017).

The objective of this study was to measure and compare the cytokine concentrations in the aqueous humor of patients with acute nonarteritic anterior ischemic optic neuropathy (NAION) and normal age-related cataract controls.

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