Hospice Introduces New Care Manager

Chatham-Kent Hospice is pleased to introduce Maureen Eyres, RN, BScN, MScN as the new Care

Maureen is an accomplished health care professional who has dedicated her professional life to
oncology, chronic disease management and end-of-life care. Previously, Maureen was also part-time
faculty and clinical instructor for St. Clair College and a sessional clinical instructor for the University
of Windsor. Most recently Maureen has been the Patient Services Manager and Professional Practice
Leader for the Complex and Palliative Care Teams in the Windsor/Essex and Sarnia and Rapid
Response Nurse Programs Erie St. Clair LHIN. Though Maureen has been supporting the Windsor-
Essex and Sarnia areas, she is a Chatham native who lives in Chatham with her husband and two

“I am honoured to join the Chatham-Kent Hospice and be part of the amazing work the Hospice team
has become known for in our community” stated Maureen Eyres.

Maureen will lead the clinical team as it embraces Chatham-Kent Hospice’s first strategic plan
building on Hospice’s constant commitment to quality, involving the voice of residents and their
families to ever enhance the experience of care, and establishing a workplace wellness committee.

The position of Care Manager is a new role at Chatham-Kent Hospice created after the retirement of
the Integrated Care Coordinators – Michelle O’Rourke and Vivianne DeWitte in December 2017.
Michelle and Vivianne served as Integrated Coordinators for both the Chatham-Kent Hospice and
Chatham Kent Health Alliance since 2015 and set up the processes for families to transition smoothly
from CKHA and our community to Hospice.

Shown here (L-R): Denise Dodman – Interim Executive Director; Maureen Eyres – Care Manager;
Dave Macko – Chair, Chatham-Kent Hospice Board of Directors