Mount Sinai Hospital also officially known as Mount Sinai Joseph and Wolf Lebovic Health Centre is focused on patient care, teaching, and research center affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital sees patients from across the province of Ontario and the entire country.
Patients of the hospital come to access the institute's access to specialized and inclusive care focused on patient's humanity. Sinai's health-focused areas are on rehab and complex continuing care, surgery and oncology, urgent and critical care, and women’s and infant's care. Mount Sinai clinical areas are focused on women’s and infant’s health, emergency medicine, cancer, complex orthopedics, palliative care, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, geriatrics, arthritis, and autoimmune disease.
If you are planning on staying with Avalon Suites on a short-term rental, the accommodations are located very close to Mount Sinai Hospital. It is only a short 5-minute car drive, a 10-minute commute through the public transit to the TTC, or a 20-minute short walk from Avalon Suites Yorkville.
Mount Sinai Hospital's vision for “education is to lead in innovative education that supports excellent patient care” (Mount Sinai Hospital). Education programs include health professional's education programs, continuing education and professional development, patient and family education, educational and resource centers, and Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Training Centre.
“At Mount Sinai Hospital, part of Sinai Health, we foster a culture where everyone is a learner. We are committed to providing outstanding education for a broad range of health professional education learners, leadership programs, and ongoing continuing education for our interprofessional teams and staff. Our clinical programs support learning to care for patients and families through the entire life cycle, from birth through to care of the complex elderly person.
We are an internationally recognized academic health science center affiliated with the University of Toronto and several other postsecondary institutions. Our flagship programs support training in highly specialized areas of clinical expertise for trainees from around the world. Our simulation centers offer innovative skills-based training and interprofessional team-based training focused on improving patient outcomes and experience” (Mount Sinai Hospital).
Short Term Rental
Are you a family caregiver or a friend looking to visit and care for someone while they are a patient at Mount Sinai? Stay with us here at Avalon Suites Yorkville, we have located a 10-minute drive to major downtown Toronto hospitals and cancer patient career centers like Mount Sinai, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, the Hospital for Sick Kids, Princess Margaret Cancer Center, and Women’s College Hospital. Whichever hospital or medical center your patient may be a sign in right not for treatment, exam, consultation, or care, you can look at our guide 8 Things to Do and Keep in Mind When Caring for Someone in Cancer Treatment for tips and tricks to be there for them and take care of yourself in the process.
As a patient, you are your own priority but do not take for granted your health care team, volunteers, family members, and friends. Take this time to de-stress, rest, and get treated and better. While you are staying at the hospital, you can talk to your roommate, enjoy hospital programming, make rounds, bring your laptop or phone to stay occupied, a good book, learn a new hobby, or facetime friends and family nearby.
Since you are staying in the Yorkville, Toronto area while you are treated you can search up nearby restaurants, tourist attractions, and shopping centers to visit when you are here with our blog.
Learn more about long-term medical stays as a caregiver or patient with our blog Everything to Know About Long Term Medical Stays in Suites near Toronto.
As a caregiver, you usually must be near your patient, whether they are a loved one or a family friend. If you are here in Yorkville Toronto to care for a sick loved one, we are going to provide you some tips and tricks on being a successful caregiver. Different support can include emotional support, help in medical care, help with financial and insurance issues, and serving as a listening ear to the patient and as the communicator between the patient and the Mount Sinai Hospital health care team. Remember that it is a team effort between you – the caregiver, the patient, and family members, friends, volunteers, and the health care team.
You can begin looking for in-person or virtual online support groups for the specific medical treatment, or diagnostic, create a list of daily tasks and share the burden with family and friends, create a daily schedule, be proactive in case of emergencies, stay positive, whether that is looking to talk with a counselor, or with a spiritual leader, and know yourself. Know your strengths and weaknesses, when to ask for help and when you need a break too to rejuvenate or eat and rest, as caregiving can be an emotional and physically draining task and communicate. You can also take your patient on walks, bring them homemade meals, make them laugh, and do other enjoyable things to lighten and bring up their spirits.
Avalon Suites Yorkville
If you are looking to stay in the downtown Toronto area to look after or visit a loved one or friend currently in a nearby hospital, come stay with us at Avalon Suites Yorkville! All our premium suites at Avalon are fully furnished with a fully equipped kitchen and all the amenities you need. We even have a washer/dryer in all our suites. With all these features, staying in any of our suites will make you feel at home.
We have smart TVs in every room and free fast Wi-Fi so it's perfect for you to virtually visit friends and family in your suite. You will also have access to the fitness center and gym, conference space, and concierge service. Feeling hungry or want to explore? Avalon is in Yorkville, a perfect neighborhood to check out dining experiences, and local attractions.
To learn more, visit us on our website or call us at 416.731.1372.