Cardiac Care Unit
705-728-9090 Ext. 47660
Manager: Mike Yrcha
Phone: 705-728-9090 Ext 47640
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie ON L4M 6M2. Take the Main (Blue) Elevator from the Main Lobby to level 4.
24 hours a day; seven days a week
What to Expect
The Cardiac Care Unit is a 7-bed inpatient unit with all private rooms, highly specialized unit staffed and equipped to care for patients with serious cardiology conditions that require advanced monitoring and or interventions. The CCU multidisciplinary health care team will begin working with you and your loved one as soon as they arrive on our unit. You will be introduced to your loved one's care providers and have an orientation to the unit and our general routines.
The multidisciplinary CCU team, including cardiologists, registered nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, dieticians, social workers and other allied health professionals that work collaboratively to provide excellence and high quality patient and family centered care.
Having a family member in the CCU can be an overwhelming experience for patients and families. We welcome all of your questions and concerns and there are a variety of support resources available to meet you and your loved one's needs. We encourage you to speak to member of your health care team or a social worker.
For Your Stay
Hand washing is required upon entry and exit of the CCU.
Anyone with a fever, cough, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, or a communicable disease (like chickenpox) should not visit our unit.
What to Bring
Please bring personal care items such as a toothbrush and all medications if not already done. Good shoes or slippers.
The Cardiac Care Unit is located on the fourth floor of the health centre. To navigate from the Main entrance:
Upon discharge you will be given instructions and educational materials on the medications that are new to you since being admitted to the hospital.
If you had a procedure such as an angiogram/angioplasty you will receive detailed instructions and educational material for your aftercare including activity level, nutrition, dressing care and follow up instructions.