Spinal Cord Injury Unit

GOAL

$2 MILLION

preliminary project schedule

AUTUMN 2018

 

Over the course of time, some health care units have been renovated to improve work function and organization. One unit which has not been renovated is the Spinal Cord Injury Clinic, a critical service given the designation of Sacré-Cœur hospital as a Centre of Expertise in spinal cord injuries for Western Quebec. This project consists of revamping the ventilation systems, installing dedicated equipment and rebuilding the nursing station.

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Doctor Ronald Denis

Director of the Trauma Program and Chief, Department of Surgery

Physician Project Leader

 

Enhance the comfort and rehalbilitation of spinal cord injury patients

PATIENT BENEFITS

  • Rooms that are twice as large and air-conditioned
  • Wall-mounted access to medical gases in each room, to eliminate the need for portable oxygen tanks and improve patient safety
  • A lift apparatus above each bed to facilitate patient transfers
  • Creation of a rehabilitation satellite unit to promote faster healing

 

WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE

  • Add 7 beds to the unit (for a total of 19)
  • Renovate the nursing station
  • Update the installations
  • Create a welcoming family area

 


 

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