9. How is transportation to medical/dental appointments arranged when needed?
Transportation to medical/dental appointments is the responsibility of the next of kin. Families may make arrangements directly with emergency health services for transport by ambulance if required.
10. What are resident councils?
Resident councils are monthly meetings where all residents can discuss any issues or ideas they may have regarding life at Bay Side Home. You can come and listen, have your say, suggest ideas, ask questions, and discuss your thoughts. Meetings are usually facilitated by the Director of Recreation and the President of the Resident Council.
11. What are family councils?
The family council meets bi-monthly with break over summer in the common room and is open to all families with loved ones at Bay Side Home. It is a time for you to meet with other families, voice your ideas and concerns, and also learn about the operations and upcoming events at Bay Side Home. These meetings are usually structured to run about 45 minutes and are held four times a year: January, March, May, September, and November.
Specifics regarding individual residents are not dealt with in this public forum. For families with questions specific to their loved one, an appointment can be arranged through the department manager relative to your concerns.
12. Who will provide physician services? Can I keep my doctor?