Providence Healthcare
Providence Healthcare

FAQs


How do I apply for inpatient Palliative Care?

Have your doctor or CCAC complete and send an application to Providence Healthcare.

What if I am not ready to be admitted?

We will hold your application on our ‘backup’ wait list for six months. When you are ready, call us to activate your application.

What if I would like a tour of the area?

We would be pleased to offer you a tour. Call our Admissions at 416-285-3744 to arrange an appointment.

What are the visiting hours?

Family and friends are free to visit as you wish. Please take into consideration other patients and families in the same and adjacent rooms, and not interfere with care provision.

What if my loved ones need caregiver relief?

We have our Palliative Respite Care program that is intended to provide caregiver relief. A palliative care application will need to be submitted by your doctor or CCAC. Once we receive your application, we will notify you.

What are the costs?

Inpatient Palliative Care - For the first 90 days of your stay, OHIP covers your admission cost. From day 91, we charge the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s mandated copayment fee.

Respite Care - There is no charge for a ward room. Your stay is covered by OHIP.

What if I would like my own room?

We have private and semi-private accommodations. Please call our Admissions at 416-285-3744 for details.

What do I need to bring with me?

We will send you a letter and contact you to discuss what you should bring with you.

How will my family physician know where I am?

When you are admitted to Palliative Care, we can notify your family physician.

For any other questions or concerns, please call our Admissions office at 416-285-3744.