Office will work to offer families and caregivers hospital bedside care and home care after discharge
MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Bayshore HealthCare Ltd. (Bayshore) is pleased to announce that it will officially open a new branch in Brampton Civic Hospital on June 17, 2015. As a leading national provider of home and community healthcare, the new Bayshore branch will work to offer additional care to the loved ones and caregivers of patients, including bedside observational care, companionship, personal care and more.
"We often meet with families who are exhausted because they spend many hours in the hospital at their loved ones sides," says Julie Curitti, Area Director, Bayshore. "With this new branch in place at Brampton Civic Hospital, our home care liaisons will be on site to offer a number of valuable services, working to support these families prior to their loves ones being released from the hospital."
Bayshore will also offer nursing, palliative/end of life care, infusion services, physiotherapy as well as other services based on each patient's individual needs.
"With the opening of this new Bayshore branch at Brampton Civic Hospital, we will be able to further assist our patients and their families and support them during what may be a difficult or stressful time in their lives," says Joanne Flewwelling, Executive Vice President of Clinical Services & Chief Nursing Executive, William Osler Health System. "We are happy to be partnering with Bayshore and helping to provide a convenient location for these important services."
The official opening will take place on June 17 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., at the new branch, with a special cake cutting event being held at 1:30pm. All are welcomed to attend the event which will give guests the opportunity to learn more about the services Bayshore provides.
Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country's leading providers of home and community health care services and a Canadian-owned company. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers' compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across four business divisions: Bayshore Home Health (medical and non-medical home care and staffing services), Bayshore Specialty Rx (specialty pharmacy, infusion and pharmaceutical patient support services), Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy and rehabilitation services) and Bayshore Dialysis (dialysis centers). The company's goal is to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of Canadians of all ages. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada's Best Managed Companies award since 2006. For more information, call 1-877-289-3997 or visit www.bayshore.ca.
About William Osler Health System
William Osler Health System is a hospital system 'Accredited with Exemplary Standing' that serves 1.3 million residents of Brampton, Etobicoke, and surrounding communities within the Central West Local Health Integration Network. Osler consists of: Brampton Civic Hospital, Etobicoke General Hospital and the new Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health & Wellness. Osler's emergency departments are among the busiest in Ontario and its labour and delivery program is one of the largest in the province.
SOURCE Bayshore HealthCare
For further information: Michelle Nicol, Bayshore HealthCare Ltd., Phone: (905) 822-8075 ext. 32365, Email: [email protected]; Kathleen Edmondson, Citizen Relations, Phone: (416) 934-8097, E-mail: [email protected]