|Record #: HMT0841||Last Modified: 05 Apr 2017||Last Full Update: 05 Jan 2017|
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|Description & Services|
|Description||Teaching hospital * offers a wide range of acute care * emergency care * ambulatory * variety of long-term care services offered to patients including residents of the Seniors' Health Centre * community and Legal Aid Service Program at the Branson Ambulatory Care Centre
Translation of hospital information and materials into other languages arranged and coordinated through the Diversity Services * please contact Dorothy Wong, Diversity Services at 416-756-4976.
Patients and their families will receive interpretation support during emergencies in the Emergency Department when receiving test results or a diagnosis treatment and other instructions about their ongoing care after a hospital stay or clinic visit * Diversity Services offers face to face interpretation service to our physicians and staff to arrange a professional interpreter, speak with your health care provider.
Languages Services Toronto interpretation phones offered at the General Hospital Site * Seniors' Health Centre Branson Ambulatory Care Centre. The service offers 24/7 access to 170 languages.
Visitors, patients and family members to the hospital can use the Scotiabank Language Services Kiosk upon arrival at NYGH * touch screen kiosk provides maps and directions of the hospital in English * Cantonese * Mandarin * Russian * Korean * Persian * Farsi * French
The kiosk can provide a printed copy of the maps and directions of programs/units * helps guide the patients/visitors to their destination.
|Special Description||Chaplains are available to discuss with patients and their families issues or concerns as they cope with illness sensitivity to rites and traditions of different religions * accessibility to representatives of different faith groups
Prayer books * Christian bibles * Jewish prayer shawls * Jewish prayer books * Sabbath candles * Muslim prayer mats * Buddhist chanting machine * rosary beads * Kippas * other faith ritual items are available on request * provide Christian sacraments and Roman Catholic Eucharist on request * regular worship services held at the General Site and Seniors' Health Centre * if interested, speak to your nurse or call Spiritual & Religious Care at (416) 756-6311 * special services are held for major Jewish and Christian holidays
General Site: The Louise Kirby Multifaith Chapel is located on the Main (Lobby) floor near the Gift Shop * Sunday Christian worship takes place at 10 am * special services are held for major Jewish and Christian holidays * other services may be requested.
Seniors' Health Centre: A multi-faith chapel is located on the 3rd floor across from the elevators * Sunday Christian Worship at 2:30 pm * monthly Communion service * Daily Muslim prayers Weekly Sabbath services * to reach a Chaplain, Minister, Priest, Rabbi, Imam or other Spiritual Care Giver will meet * please call (416) 756-6311 * pastoral visitors of different faith backgrounds visit regularly.
Mon to Fri, 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Evening, weekends * holidays * emergencies * please have the nurse call for a Roman Catholic priest * a Jewish Rabbi * or the on-call chaplain through paging * an on-call Chaplain is available 7 days a week.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 24 hours|
|Languages||English ; French ; Interpretive Services|
|Fees||Service ; Donation ; Admission - 24-hour or Multi-day Parking Pass options|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Social Media|| Facebook: www.facebook.com/#!/pages/North-York-General-Hospital/276483752369160
|Areas Served||Greater Toronto Area|
|Address & Map||
4001 Leslie St
Toronto, ON M2K 1E1
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|Major Intersection||Shepard Ave / Leslie St|
|Office Phone||416-756-6125 patient care ext 2|
|Settlement Headings||Faith and Places of Worship ; Health ; Hospitals ; Language|
|Funding||Provincial ; Donations ; Foundation|