Halifax Health-Hospice to Host “Hearts & Hooves” October 8

Halifax Health – Hospice BeginAgain Children’s Grief Center will present a Hearts & Hooves retreat on October 8 from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Artquest School of Art & Design, 571 Leeway Trail, Ormond Beach.  One of Halifax Health – Hospice’s signature programs, Hearts & Hooves is a camp for families, young children and teens involving expression through art and horses.

During the retreats, trained grief counselors will guide participants through artistic activities and allow them healing interaction with horses.  These activities give children and teens, who have experienced the death of a loved one, a safe and peaceful outlet for their grief expression.  The retreats are available for families with children and teens eight to 18 years of age.

To receive an application to register, or for additional information, call 386.258.5100 or visit www.halifaxhealth.org/hospice.  The deadline to apply is October 1.

Halifax Health

Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves East Central Florida, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Units, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services and OB Emergency Department.  For more information, visit halifaxhealth.org.

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