At Southlake we manage your care within eight clinically-based and six regionally-based programs. From cardiac to cancer, medicine to surgery, each has a pivotal role in the quality and delivery of your care. We provide our communities with care right from birth to end of life and in addition, we provide top-notch services such as cardiac and cancer care across York Region and Simcoe-Muskoka.
The Arthritis Program
Meeting the changing needs of our growing communities includes reinventing care. The Arthritis Program (TAP) at Southlake is currently involved in many areas of leading-edge arthritis research and is committed to delivering the highest standards in arthritis care.
The Southlake Eye Institute and our Cataract Program
The Eye Institute is located in the Medical Arts Building, directly across the street from the Hospital. It combines a patient-friendly environment and spacious assessment/treatment rooms all equipped with the very latest technology and techniques.
Advancing regional programs is a core part of Southlake’s strategy when delivering clinical excellence. The Eating Disorders Program has been identified as a regional leader in assessment, treatment, and professional training for adolescent eating disorders in Simcoe County and York Region.
Child and Family Clinic for Specialized Mental Health Services
The Child and Family Clinic is a regional outpatient service for children up to 18 years of age who live in York Region. Referrals from physicians and secondary service providers (with the knowledge and agreement of their family physician) are accepted for children and adolescents with severe mental health difficulties and their families.
At Southlake we are using digital technology in order to provide more patient accessible, efficient and connected care. Videoconferencing enables us to reach our patients by reducing the distance that some have to travel for medical appointments.
Making your wishes known about goals of care, especially at the end of life, is one of the most difficult tasks when managing yours or your loved one’s care. At Southlake, our Ethics Team supports those facing difficult choices by helping them think through their decision.
Being a leader of improved health outcomes means focusing on our seniors. The Geriatric Outreach Team at Southlake specializes in the care of seniors living in the community. Our healthcare team works together to promote independence and vitality for seniors through assessment, consultation, collaboration and support. The goal is to optimize the health and wellness of frail seniors living in the community.
Managing your chronic illness will directly benefit from strengthening our work with patients and families. The Health Coach Team at Southlake will partner with you and your family to explore your own personal experiences to help you self-manage your illness and promote future health and wellness.
Patient confidentiality will always remain a top priority for Southlake. Our Health Information Office looks after the collection, storage and custody of patient health records according to government legislation and the corporation’s by-laws.
At Southlake we hope that every baby born in our hospital is healthy and happy. For those needing a higher level of care, we offer exceptional neonatal care for both babies and their families. Our Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and Regional Level 2C nursery has the medical expertise, technology and modern equipment to provide the level of support these babies and their families require.
Owning our role to improve the system includes providing timely care to residents of long-term care homes that otherwise might have been sent to hospital. The Nurse-Led Outreach Team works with residents, families, and long-term care teams to reduce avoidable transfers to the Emergency Department.
The Orthopedic Program’s dedicated team of healthcare professionals specialize in treating people for bone or joint injuries or illnesses that result from an accident, degenerative condition, or from having received corrective surgery.
We understand having your child in care can be stressful. This is why we concentrate on the little things to make your baby, child or teen’s stay at Southlake less distressing. We treat a wide range of disease and illness in our Paediatric Program. Feel free to ask questions or voice concerns to any of the nurses or physicians you interact with while being treated.
Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services are an example of how Southlake strives to work across aligned programs to better coordinate your care. Highly qualified and specialized healthcare professionals provide up to 12 rehabilitation services to get you back to a healthy lifestyle.
A qualified team of nursing, physiotherapy and pharmacy representatives conducts this outpatient service. Following surgery, patients reconnect with their Thoracic Surgery School physiotherapist in order to receive post-operative rehabilitation.
Improving efficiency by innovation lies at the heart of or our Telehomecare program. Telehomecare provides Southlake patients suffering from heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD) the know-how and tools they need to improve their welfare while living at home.