Jessica's House


To provide compassionate, high quality care for residents form the time of diagnosis through their palliative and end-of-life journey.


To create a 'home away from home' for residents and their loved ones when care at end-of-life is needed.

Philosophy of Care

Jessica's House will provide a holistic approach to care by encouraging families and residents to have autonomous, patient centered care. We follow the palliative to approach to end-of-life care.

The story behind the name

Jessica Marie Hamather was born April 26, 1993.  She was the first born child of Tim and Maria Hamather.  Jessica was an inquistive, energetic, loveable child with an early innate sense of right and wrong. She was an extremely altruistic person and had a deep love and respect for all living things.  She volunteers countless hours at various vet clinics and animal protection agencies.  She grew into an athletic teen and excelled in ringette, swimming and running, as well as countless other sports.  Jessica worked as a respected lifeguard in her community for numerous summers and coached TimBits soccer.  She was also an woman who always strived for her best.  She loved reading and playing the piano.  Jessica graduated with distinction from the University of Guelph receiving a Bachelor of Science Honours degree 2015.  She planned on continuing her studies in veterinary medicine. Jessica was beautiful inside and out; however, the most beautiful thing about her was her caring heart.  Jessica’s light shone bright in her community and although she is no longer with us physically, her light continues to shine.

Jessica passed away Dec 1, 2015 from a rare aggressive cancer.