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Accessibility

This picture shows a wheelchair, push button for a door, and elevators at Woodstock Hospital to demonstrate examples of accessibility at our hospital.

Contact:

519-421-4211 ext. 2286




Woodstock Hospital is committed to providing an accessible and inclusive environment for all patients, employees and visitors, and to meeting the standards outlined in the province's Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA).

Wheelchairs

Wheelchairs are available at all entrances to our hospital. Anyone needing assistance with a wheelchair can also dial "0" on any of our hospital telephones to speak with switchboard and request a wheelchair.

Service Animals

Service Animals are also welcome on our property.  You are encouraged to discuss bringing the service animal with you when booking your first appointment with our hospital staff.

Assistive Devices

Woodstock Hospital requests patients bring assistive devices with them when accessing care and services. Woodstock Hospital makes every effort to ensure that patients with disabilities can use their assistive devices while in the organization. Assistive devices include (but are not limited to): wheelchairs, hearing aids, adaptive computer technologies, walkers, crutches, and personal sound amplification devices.

Support Persons

Woodstock Hospital welcomes support people who accompany patients with disabilities to hospital premises. Every effort will be made to ensure that people with disabilities have access to their support person except where the safety of a person is a risk. If the support person cannot accompany the person with the disability, staff ensures measures are available for the person to obtain, use and benefit from care and services.


Accessibility for Persons with Disabilities Policy

The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 has as its stated purpose: to achieve accessibility for Ontarians with disabilities with respect to goods, services, facilities, accommodation, employment, buildings, structures and premises on or before January 1, 2025. Click here to read more...

Accessibility Plan 2019-2024 

This plan describes the measures that WH has taken in the past and the measures that WH will take during the next five year period (2019-2024) to identify, remove and prevent barriers to people with disabilities who live, work in or use the hospital, including patients and their family members, staff, health care practitioners, volunteers and members of the community. Click here to read more...

Multi Year Accessibility Update

This document contains Woodstock Hospital's accessibility status updates. Click here to read more...

Accessibility Statement

Woodstock Hospital is dedicated to improving accessibility for all, in a barrier-free facility, that meets the standards set out in the province's Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Click here to read our full accessibility statement...


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