Ottawa hospital patients who do not have the need for acute-care treatment can now go to a new Ottawa retirement home managed by a private company.
Guy Chartrand, president of Bruyère Continuing Care, who manages the project on behalf of Ottawa hospitals, said, “Within a period of three months we opened a medium-sized hospital. That is not an easy feat, to say the least.”
According to Chartrand, the project will cost $14 million to run, and it’s expected to remain open for 12 to 18 months.
Ontario’s Ministry of Health has approved to fund the project until March 31, 2021.
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