Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

 

Exemplary Patient Experiences, Always.

Medical Program

Halton Healthcare provides a range of primary and secondary medical inpatient care with over 300 medical beds across our three community hospitals.

Our multidisciplinary team includes support for Palliative Care and Social Work and Discharge Planning. Medical services are supported by diagnostic and therapeutic services within our hospitals. The medical services are focused on providing quality patient and family focused care. Halton Healthcare Referrals are made to medical tertiary centres for highly specialized tertiary care for procedures such as cardiac catheterization.

Patient Care Rounds

Patient Rounds are done regularly by your nurse and/or healthcare team. Routine Rounds include:

  • Pain is assessed and managed.
  • Personal care needs are met.
  • Positioning techniques and mobility are used to promote comfort.
  • Patient safety is addressed by identifying and reducing risk.
  • Plan of care includes working together to establish patient centred goals.

The Halton Healthcare medical program provides services in the following specialties in at least one or more of our three Hospital locations:

  • Allergy/Immunology
  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • Endocrinology
  • Gastroenterology
  • General/ Family Medicine
  • Geriatrics
  • Haematology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Nephrology
  • Neurology
  • Respirology
  • Rheumatology

The Medical Program at Halton Healthcare also offers patients these Outpatient Services.

Of all the patients admitted to us, 65% are aged 65+, while those 85+ represent the fastest growing age group in the Halton Region.  Clinical staff at Halton Healthcare reconized the unique needs of older adults and initiated the Safer Elder Care Program providing a culture of care that is sensitive to the needs of this population.

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