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Access and Disabilities Issues

Women’s College Hospital, in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), is committed to providing inclusive and responsive goods, services and employment supports in a manner that respects the dignity and independence of all persons with disabilities. We are committed to creating the conditions for a healthy, respectful and positive patient-care and work environment. 

To ensure that our services are accessible to everyone, we will enable access to assistive devices, use of service animals and support persons.

Accessibility Plan

Women's College Hospital's Accessibility Plan for 2010 - 2013 was developed to demonstrate our commitment to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment for our patients, families, staff, volunteers and partners.

Assistive Devices

Devices used to assist persons with disabilities in carrying out activities or in accessing the services of persons or organizations covered by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Assistive devices include, but are not limited to, wheelchairs, hearing devices and devices for grasping.

Service Animals

An animal, used by a person with a disability, that is individually trained to assist people with disabilities in their daily activities, to enhance their quality of life and mitigate their disabilities. We welcome persons with a disability who are partnered with a service animal and acknowledge the unique relationship which exists in this partnership.

Support Persons

An individual hired or chosen by a person with a disability to provide services or assistance with communication, mobility, personal care, medical needs or with access to goods or services.

Language Interpretation and Translation

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  • Fully affiliated with:
  • University of Toronto
  • A member of:
  • Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO)