Hospice Vaughan’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Stephanie Karapita as our new Executive Director of Hospice Vaughan. 

Stephanie Karapita is a healthcare leader with over 25 years of leadership experience in the long-term, acute, sub-acute, and community care sectors. Stephanie was Chief Executive Officer at Casey House, 2006 to 2015, a specialty HIV/AIDS hospital with home care and outreach programs. Prior to that, she held leadership/planning roles at CCAC and various hospitals in Toronto.  Stephanie currently serves as Executive Director at Westside Long Term Care, a 170-bed facility in north Etobicoke. Stephanie has an MBA from Dalhousie University.

Outside of the work environment, Stephanie loves hosting family and friends; her favourite past time is baking cakes.  She also loves to travel and has done a road trip to all ten provinces.

Since 1995, Hospice Vaughan, a not-for-profit organization, has been providing compassionate support to individuals facing a life-limiting illness or the loss of a loved one. We offer community-based programs and services including Hospice at Home, Day Program, Wellness Program, Counselling, Education and Bereavement services and a new and expanded 10-bed residential hospice, the Mario and Nick Cortellucci Hospice Palliative Care Centre of Excellence.

Please join us in welcoming Stephanie Karapita to our Hospice Vaughan. Stephanie will be joining our team on May 25, 2022.