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Grand River Hospital, R.E.M.C.C. General
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Grand River Hospital, R.E.M.C.C. General

Kitchener, Ontario

Client

Grand River Hospital

Architect

Parkin Architects Limited

Project Completion Date

November, 2005

Type of Contract

Lump Sum

Project Value

$33,900,000

Description

Eight phase construction including renovations to seven floors in conjunction with a 70,000 sq. ft. addition.  Construction included the Emergency Room, MRI, CT, Childcare, Birthing Room and Renal.

Renal Dialysis

  • Space has almost doubled to 16,000 sq. ft.
  • Designed to embody patient comfort.
  • Abundant use of natural light and spacious stations make the space more comfortable.

MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)

  • Able to take pictures from almost any angle.
  • Can detect abnormalities, injuries, and growths that may be “invisible” to x-rays.
  • Brings the most advanced diagnostic technology to patients of Waterloo Region.

Emergency

  • Doubled in size to 17,000 sq. ft.
  • Capacity to treat over 60,000 patients per year.
  • Five treatment areas: Trauma/Resuscitation, Acute Care, Intermediate Care, Pediatric Care, and Ambulatory Care/Minor Treatment.
  • Individual patient care cubicles for enhanced patient privacy and infection control.

Childbirth

  • The Children’s Inpatient Unit provides facilities that support family centered patient care.
  • A U-shaped unit with 18 beds for closer monitoring also offers larger patient rooms, and play areas for family participation in the care process.
  • The Children’s Outpatient Clinic uses child-friendly designs with natural light to create a welcoming environment.
  • The unit also provides a play space for children, an important component of care.
  • The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit offers 100 sq. ft. care bays for each baby.
  • With 22 beds the unit also has on-site courtesy rooms for mothers to be close to baby.
  • Close to the Childbirth Unit, the area ensures quick response for neonates in distress.