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Cancer Patient Care Unit - Credit Valley Hospital

Patients are admitted to our unit for medical reasons such as stroke (CVA), pneumonia or, for the treatment, management, and care related to cancer diagnosis. The goal of Cancer / Palliative Patient Care Unit is to provide patients and families with the highest quality of care within an environment that encourages patient/family involvement with the development of the care plan.

The entire health care team meets on a regular basis to review and continue to develop the plan of care as needs change. Literature is readily available on a variety of issues and can be obtained from the Oncology Information Centre on our unit.

Visiting Hours/Restrictions:
Daily from 11:00 a.m. to 8:30p.m.
These times can be modified according to patient condition and family needs.

Meal Times:

  • Breakfast: 8:45 a.m.
  • Lunch: 12:00 noon
  • Dinner: 5:30 p.m.

Ice Machine/Kitchen Location:
The ice machine is located in the nourishment centre

Location:
A block - level 0 (Flower Zone)
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Palliative Patient Care Unit

Palliative care is based on a philosophy that the combination of active and compassionate therapists comfort and support individuals and families who are living with a terminal illness. Further, the promotion of optimal quality of life is a key focus of the unit.

The goal of palliative care is to meet the physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients and families with sensitivity to their personal, cultural and religious beliefs and practices. Patients may be admitted to the palliative care unit from home or hospital.

Families are an important aspect of care and may contribute to their family members' care to the level to which they are comfortable.

Visiting Hours/Restrictions:
There is no limitation or restrictions on visitation.

Meal Times:

  • Breakfast: 8:45 a.m.
  • Lunch: 12:00 noon
  • Dinner: 5:30 p.m.

Ice Machine/Kitchen Location:
The ice machine is located in the nourishment centre

Location:
A block - level 0 (Flower Zone)
All Levels (PDF) Map»