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Kristen Lew-Byrne

Manager of Bereavement

Kristen is a Registered Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Work. She believes in providing compassionate, person centered care, which takes into consideration her client’s emotional, intellectual, physical, social, and spiritual needs. She recently joined Dr. Bob. Kemp Hospice team in July 2022. Prior to DBKH Kristen worked in long-term care homes, retirement homes, and additional healthcare environments. She has experience working alongside individuals living with addictions, cognitive impairments, mental health, and physically and verbally responsive behaviors, but has always felt most passionate about playing a role in end-of-life care, grief and bereavement.

Kristen continues to educate herself on the topics of end-of-life, grief and bereavement, and social work as a whole.

To contact Kristen you can call (905) 387 2448 ext. 2206 or email her at