The Medically Complex Service provides care for patients who have multiple or complex medical needs and functional challenges as the result of any degenerative disease, stroke or neurological condition such as Parkinson's disease, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
Our delivery of care is patient focused and provided in strong partnerships with patients, families and significant others. We are committed to the enhancement of quality of life for our patients and the continuous improvement of quality care.
Generally, patients admitted to Medically Complex Services will have complex clinical needs that require comprehensive, interdisciplinary interventions. Patients suitable for the program need preventative and clinical management of a combination of symptoms and conditions, which may include, but is not limited to, swallowing problems, enteral feeding, suctioning, , contractures, tracheostomy care, suprapubic catheters, seating/mobility issues
Patient care needs are reviewed regularly, and discharge planning will be initiated when these needs can be managed in an alternate location or facility.
For information about a referral to the Medically Complex Service, please contact St. Peter's Admitting Department at 905-777-3837 ext. 12300