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|CDR0878||Credit Valley Hospital
||2200 Eglinton Ave W
Mississauga, ON L5M 2N1
||The Credit Valley Hospital (CVH) operates approximately 377 inpatient beds
Regional Patient Programs - Maternal Child Services * Oncology (Carlo Fidani Peel Regional Cancer Centre) * Genetics * Renal Services
Outpatient Clinics - Ambulatory Care *
Patient Support Programs - Alcohol and Drug * Asthma Education * COPD clinic * Cardiac Rehabilitation * Diabetes Education * Geriatric Assessment Unit * Family Medicine Teaching Unit * Look Good Feel Better for Oncology Patients * Music Therapy *
Other Patient Programs - Diagnostic Imaging * Laboratory * Cardiopulmonary * Endoscopy Suite * Emergency * Medicine * Mental Health * Paediatrics * Psychology * Surgical Services
Keith Macdonald Library - collection focuses on clinical medicine with supplementary items in nursing, public health and other allied health fields * specialized consumer health collection (approximately 300 items on medical information for the layperson) * located on the main level of the hospital, across from the auditorium * collection is available to the public for reference use only (materials must be used in the library and cannot be signed out)
Hospital website at www.cvh.on.ca provides patient, health and wellness information. Also step by step mapping feature to support patient and visitor wayfinding prior to coming to hospital.
Audio and video podcasts available for downloading to support health and wellness.
|24 hours 7 days
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| ||CWL0115||Health Care Connect
||Health Care Connect is a program that helps Ontarians without a regular health care provider find one in their community. The program identifies doctors or nurse practitioners who are accepting patients and links them with people who are in need of a family health care provider.
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|CDR0050||Justice for Children and Youth
||415 Yonge St, Suite 1203
Toronto, ON M5B 2E7
||Legal clinic that represents and advocates for youth (under 18yrs) on matters such as: welfare, education, children's aid, getting off the street, family or criminal law.
Advises and represents youth who want into or out of children's aid care. Answers questions or concerns about their placement or program while in care.
CONSENT TO TREATMENT
Gives legal advice to young persons and care providers regarding the right to consent to and refuse treatment; assists young people who are having trouble getting OHIP.
Advocates for youth who are in jail at youth centres or in detention.
CUSTODY AND ACCESS
Represents children and youth who are not living with a parent and are seeking access to siblings only. The Office of the Children's Lawyer represents children and youth in custody and access disputes. They are appointed by the court and the parents' lawyers can request this appointment.
Helps young people who are not living with a parent get enrolled in school; helps children and parents obtain appropriate special education placements by giving legal advice relating to the various processes under the Education Act; provides summary advice to parents throughout Ontario and will consult with other lawyers and clinics to assist them in representing clients outside the Toronto area; represents low-income children and youth who have been suspended or excluded from school or who face expulsion from a school board; gives advice about truancy and about information, records and privacy issues.
DOES NOT practice immigration or refugee law. However will assist children and youth obtain OHIP or school enrolment when their immigration status is an issue; and will assist other lawyers and clinics with this area of law as it relates to the Charter and to international human rights instruments.
Provides summary advice and representation, when necessary, for young people who have left or are considering leaving their parents' home (issues often involve child welfare, support, family and social assistance law); assists in the recovery of personal possessions being withheld by a parent when a young person leaves home.
MENTAL HEALTH LAW
Acts for youth who are locked in mental health facilities (secure treatment/psychiatric wards) or who are in a facility for mental health reasons.
Represents youth (16-17yrs) who are trying to get general welfare assistance or who have been cut off; gives summary advice to persons seeking the foster parent benefit and to young parents applying for family benefits.
Provides summary advice to young persons and assistance to legal counsel where youth are seeking financial support from their parents (the youth should be able to obtain a legal aid certificate). In this area, assists youth living independently - but NOT youth living with a parent.
Tries to challenge laws that discriminate against children or youth, or laws which fail to take into account the best interests or wishes of children and youth, from the perspective of the young person; will also represent children and youth in cases which involve the interpretation of legislation pertaining to them such as the Child and Family Services Act or the Young Offenders Act.
VICTIMS OF CRIME
Represents young persons who wish to protect the privacy of personal records (e.g. CAS files, school records, medical records, etc.) in criminal proceedings (defence lawyers may try to use these records to undermine the testimony of victims of crime in the trial against the accused); helps young people make claims before the Criminal Injuries Compensation Board. (DOES NOT assist with personal injury claims in civil courts).
Helps young people in trouble with the law by giving them information about the legal system and their rights; helps them find lawyers and refers them to other resource; represents youth who are charged in incidents in schools, group homes and jail; represents youth with learning or other difficulties; may do appeals depending on the issues; does reviews of dispositions to help a youth get into open custody or on probation; will do bail hearings and general advocacy for youth without lawyers.
|Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
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|MAL0142||Metis Nation of Ontario, Community Wellness Worker Program
||10 A Bram Court, Unit 4
Brampton, ON L6W 3R6
||Community wellness program * offers counseling support services * general emotional support * friendly visiting * individual advocacy and referrals * assistance to people with disabilities access programs * nutrition and fitness awareness * stress management * alcohol-related health problems * diabetes awareness and intervention * prenatal infant mortality prevention and intervention * child safety in the home * workshops and educational outreach * responsible gambling awareness and prevention * although these services were initially set up for the Métis and Aboriginal populations in Peel Region, any person in the community is welcome to use the general services provided
||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * evening appointments: based on client needs
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|CDR0082||Speech and Stuttering Institute
||150 Duncan Mill Rd, Unit 2
North York, ON M3B 3M4
||Speech therapy programs for children with speech production (articulation) difficulties Treatment programs for school aged children, adolescents and adults who stutter.
Training of speech-language pathologists and speech-language pathology students.
Research in communication disorders.
|Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5:30 pm
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|CDR0053||The Hospital for Sick Children
||555 University Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8
|General Inquiries 416-813-1500; Patient information/Locating 416-813-6621
||The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), affiliated with the University of Toronto, is Canada's most research-intensive hospital and the largest centre dedicated to improving children's health in the country.
* ONTARIO POISON CENTRE
Provides expert poison advice to all of Ontario 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Specialized staff provide phone consultations in the event of a real or potential poisoning, offer support to health-care professionals, educate the public in poison prevention and research best practice for the treatment of poisoning.
* ABOUT KIDS HEALTH FAMILY RESOURCE CENTRE
Mon-Fri 10 am-3:30 pm
A resource centre for patients and families with reliable information on topics influencing child health and family quality of life.
* MOTHERISK PROGRAM
Motherisk's Home Line 416-813-6780
Alcohol & Substance Use Helpline 1-877-327-4636
Nausea & Vomiting Pregnancy Helpline 1-800-436-8477
HIV & HIV Treatment in Pregnancy 1-888-246-5840
All phone lines are open Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
A clinical, research and teaching program dedicated to antenatal drug, chemical, and disease risk counselling. Provides evidence-based information and guidance about the safety or risk to the developing fetus or infant, of maternal exposure to drugs, chemicals, diseases, radiation and environmental agents.
* SUSPECTED CHILD ABUSE & NEGLECT PROGRAM (SCAN)
Main office 416-813-6275; 416-813-6245
Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Emergency: Mon-Sun 24 hours 416-813-7500 & ask for the SCAN team member on-call
Offers care, support and assessment to children and adolescents who may have been abused.
* INTERNATIONAL PATIENT OFFICE
A single point of contact for all out of country families seeking to arrange treatment for their child.
* HERBIE FUND
Assists children (birth-18yrs) from all over the world who require specialized treatment that is not available in their own country.
|Mon-Sun 24 hours
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|BRA0050||Trillium Health Centre, Mississauga
||100 Queensway W
Mississauga, ON L5B 1B8
||Trillium Health Centre services include regional centre for stroke, neurosurgery, cardiac services and sexual assault & domestic violence * model ambulatory care centre * largest day surgery facility in North America * 24-hour emergency department * women's and children's health services * birthing centre
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|CDR0061||William Osler Health Centre, Maternal Infant / Child Health Services, Pediatrics Program
||2100 Bovaird Dr E
Brampton, ON L6R 3J7
|Brampton 416-494-2120 * Etobicoke 416-494-2120
||Provides family-centred pediatric care at both hospital campuses. Regional Children's Health Centre (RCHC); clinics available in-hospital as well as in the community; short stay units; in-patient services for medical, surgical and mental health care; day surgery; after-hours clinic.
Ambulatory clinics include: developmental care; asthma clinic; diabetes clinic; nutrition counseling; pre-admission clinic; outreach programs at local schools; pediatric tours for schools; education days at schools; child protection program.
Offered at the following locations:
Brampton Civic Hospital
2100 Bovaird Dr E
(Bovaird Dr E & Bramalea Rd)
Etobicoke Hospital Campus
101 Humber College Blvd
(Hwy 27 & Finch Ave)
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