New Ambulatory Care Space at Carbonear General Hospital
Premier Ball announced an investment of $5 million to create a new ambulatory care space at the Carbonear General Hospital, as well as the opening of 28 long-term care beds at the Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion.
The total project cost includes $3.2 million from the budget.
The new site on the third floor of the hospital will provide improved waiting space for out-patients, and help improve privacy and confidentiality for patients visiting the hospital.
The opening of the 28 long-term care beds at Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion brings the total number of beds to 228. Opened in fall 2016, the Pte. Josiah Squibb Memorial Pavilion includes space for bariatric care, recreation therapy, complex care, physiotherapy, occupational therapy and spiritual care.
There are also services for dementia patients, including a modern protective care unit, wander guard unit and a dementia garden.