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Palliative Care

Area of Care
Palliative Care provides pain management and relief of symptoms to those experiencing life-threatening, progressive or terminal illness. Palliative Care focuses on physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs while remaining sensitive to the uniqueness of each individual. Grief and...

Mental Health Care: Assessment Program

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Who we are The Assessment Program, accessible by physician referral, provides inpatient care for those diagnosed with serious mental illness in Southwestern Ontario who require specialized diagnostic assessment. Care includes assessment, initial stabilization and rehabilitation as well as...

Mental Health Care: Dual Diagnosis Program

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The Dual Diagnosis Program at Parkwood Institute Mental Health Care serves adults between the ages of 18 and 64 who are living with both a mental illness and developmental delay, through inpatient, outpatient and outreach services. The 12-bed inpatient unit provides specialized assessment, treatment...

Mental Health Care: Forensic Program

Area of Care
St. Joseph's Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care (Southwest Centre) is located in Elgin County and is devoted to caring for people with a mental illness who have also come into contact with the criminal justice system. Encompassing a recovery philosophy of care, the state-of-the-art...

Ivey Eye Institute: Low Vision Clinic

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Make the most of your existing sight: low vision services Vision loss that cannot be corrected by ordinary glasses, contact lenses, medication or surgery is called "Low Vision". Low vision services do not restore lost vision but rather utilize the remaining vision to its fullest potential. Low...

Cardiovascular Investigation Unit

The Cardiovascular Investigation Unit (CVIU) at St. Joseph’s Hospital provides non-invasive diagnostic cardiac testing, such as echocardiograms, holter monitoring, electrocardiograms (ECGs) and exercise stress testing. The CVIU is supported by a team of echo cardiographers, cardiologists, registered...

Medical Imaging: CT and CAT scan

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Computed tomography/computerized axial tomography A computed tomography (CT) or computerized axial tomography (CAT) scan is a special type of x-ray that can produce detailed pictures of structures inside your body. A CT scanner works by directing a series of x-rays through your body to produce a...

Medical Imaging: Ultrasound

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What is an ultrasound? Ultrasound creates images using sound waves instead of x-rays. It is very good for looking at organs such as the heart, veins, arteries, gallbladder, liver, spleen, kidneys and bladder. Ultrasound services at St. Joseph’s Ultrasound services at St. Joseph’s include...