Acute Care

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The Region has 82 acute care beds in seven communities. The Heartland Health Region District Hospital is located in Kindersley. Community hospitals are located in Biggar, Outlook, Rosetown, Davidson, Kerrobert and Unity. Each of these hospitals continuously meets the expectations outlined in the Action Plan for Saskatchewan Health Care. Heartland Health Region is part of the Saskatchewan Surgical Care Network.

Emergency Services are provided by professional health care staff. These services include the initial assessment and triage of all outpatients, stabilization and transfer to appropriate emergency service, thrombolytic therapy, observation and stabilization. Health Centres in Biggar, Outlook, Rosetown, Davidson, Kerrobert, Unity and Wilkie provide emergency stabilization.

Specialty services available in Heartland

• Surgical services in Kindersley and Rosetown, including services provided by itinerant surgeons
• Endoscopy programs in Rosetown and Kindersley
• Cardiac stress testing is also provided in Rosetown
• Obstetrical services are provided in two acute locations in Kindersley and Rosetown
• Paediatric services
• Diagnostic services (lab and x-ray) are offered in 16 locations. The Region provides ultrasound services in Rosetown, Biggar, Unity and Kindersley.

Alternate Level of Care Beds

In addition to acute care, the Region provides 58 beds for programs which can be used for:

• Palliative Care – for clients who have been diagnosed as terminal with a life expectancy of weeks or months

•Convalescent care - for patients who no longer require Acute services but still need additional recuperative care

•Respite care and Night care – provides temporary care to relieve family or other support caregivers

•Observation – for patients who require nursing assessment and/or intervention for a short period of time, usually 24 hours or less

Health Care Directives  Pamphlet 2013

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The Region will only collect, use and disclose your personal health information:

1. When:

2. As required or authorized by law.

The Region will not otherwise collect, use or disclose your personal health information unless we have your consent.

 

The Region strives to keep its’ employees, physicians and affiliates aware of your privacy rights by offering education and having in place policies and procedures designed to protect the integrity, security and confidentiality of your personal health information. This includes a policy restricting access to your personal health information by only those who have a need to know for an authorized purpose.

 

If you wish to obtain further information about the Region’s privacy policies and your privacy rights, we encourage you to visit our privacy page or contact our Privacy Officer at (306) 778-5169 or 1-888-461-7443.  You may also wish to contact the provincial Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner at 1-877-748-2298 or visit them at their website.

 

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The Cypress Health Region does not assume responsibility for the accuracy of content of other sites, which are linked here. We strongly suggest that the best source of medical information is your personal or family physician.

3S Health

Accreditation Canada

Asbestos Registry

The Arthritis Society

Canadian Cancer Society

Canadian Diabetes Association

Canadian Institute for Health Information

Choose Wisely Canada

Dr. Noble Irwin Regional Healthcare Foundation Inc.

Health Canada

Health Canada Kids

Health Card Application

Health Quality Council (HQC)

Heart and Stroke Foundation

MedSask

Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Saskatchewan

Parent Mentoring Program of Saskatchewan

Patient Safety Institute

Resources for Nurses

Saskatchewan Health

Society for Progressive Supranuclear Paisy

Saskatchewan Surigcal Care Network

Sites of Professional Associations:

Physician Recruitment Agency of Saskatchewan

Canadian Dietetic Association

Canadian Society of Medical Laboratory Service

Registered Psychiatric Nurses Association of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Association of Licensed Practical Nurses

Saskatchewan Association of Medical Radiation Technologists

Saskatchewan Association of Speech/Language Pathologists and Audiologists

Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers

Saskatchewan College of Physical Therapy

Saskatchewan Dental Therapists Association

Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association

Saskatchewan Society of Occupational Therapists

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