Providence Healthcare
Providence Healthcare

When You Arrive

Within the first few days of your arrival, you will meet your care team members.

To reach a member of your team, dial the main number for Providence: 416-285-3666 ext. 3603. The team includes the patient care manager, physician, registered nurses/registered practical nurses, pharmacist, social worker, dietitian, dietitian technician, therapeutic recreationist and chaplain.

Rehabilitation, which includes the physiotherapist, occupational therapist and speech language pathologist, is done by consultation with a focus on maintenance, positioning, pain control and comfort, rather than active treatment.

What do you need to bring?

Please bring the following list of items with you on your admission day:

  • Personal items that you would like to use (e.g. soap, toothbrush and toothpaste, body lotion, shoes, comfortable clothing, etc.)
  • Any decision making documentation, such as Power of Attorney documentation, living will, etc.
  • A current list of all your medications, including dosages that you take. Also include any over-the-counter drugs that you take (e.g. natural and herbal medicines)
  • The name and contact number of your Family Physician
  • Your insurance provider and policy number