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The residential and long-term care program offers high quality care in a safe, stimulating, dynamic, adapted and respectful living environment to its clientele aged 18 and older and living in Estrie who can no longer remain in their homes as a result of a loss of functional autonomy.

Long-term Care 

  • Services offered
    • Diagnostic and therapeutic services in:
        • general and specialized medicine
        • nursing
        • occupational therapy
        • physiotherapy
        • speech therapy
      • pharmacy
      • dentistry
      • social services
      • psycho-education
      • psychology
      • respiratory therapy
      • nutrition
      • laboratory and radiology technology services
      • recreology

      Spiritual care services encompass a set of actions, words, and rituals designed to respond to a variety of spiritual needs for people going through a delicate situation, including:

        • a disease
        • having to make difficult decisions
      • a change
      • end of life or the death of a relative
  • Clientele
    • Residents of the residential centres of the CSSS-IUGS.
  • How to access these services
    • All requests to access residential services must be made by a professional. These requests are evaluated by the CSSS-IUGS committee which oversees the mechanisms of access to residential services.

 

Planned respite services

  • Services offered
    • Planned respite services are offered one week every month to help persons with loss of autonomy remain in their homes for as long as possible.
  • Clientele
    • Persons with loss of autonomy living at home and their family caregivers.
  • How to access these services
    • All requests to access residential services must be made by a professional. These requests are evaluated by the CSSS-IUGS committee which oversees the mechanisms of access to residential services.

 

Temporary respite services

  • Services offered
    • Temporary respite services provide informal and family caregivers with a defined period of rest and recovery as well as a place to lodge their relative temporarily in the event of an emergency or a breakdown in social support (e.g., family caregiver is ill).
  • Clientele
    • Persons with loss of autonomy living at home and their family caregivers.
  • How to access these services
    • All requests to access residential services must be made by a professional. These requests are evaluated by the CSSS-IUGS committee which oversees the mechanisms of access to residential services.

 

Were you aware that?

  • The CSSS-IUGS welcomes more than 750 users in its four residential centres
  • Argyll Hospital and Residential Centre: 261 beds
  • D’Youville Hospital and Residential Centre: 144 beds
  • St-Joseph Residential Centre: 144 beds
  • St-Vincent Residential Centre: 205 beds

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