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The Critical Care Unit is a specially designed unit where continuous monitoring, assessment, evaluation and treatment are provided to critically ill adult patients. 

Niagara Health's Critical Care Units are located at the Niagara Falls, St Catharines and Welland sites.

Our patients often require life-sustaining interventions including ventilation, cardiac interventions and medications to support major organ functions. 

The critical care program has an interdisciplinary approach to care to ensure all of our patients care needs are met.

Members of the Critical Care interdisciplinary team include:

  • Intensivists
  • Consultant Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Allied Health Team, including: Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Pharmacists, Physiotherapists Registered Respiratory Therapists, Social Workers, Speech Language Pathologists, Case Managers and Spiritual Care staff

The Interdisciplinary Team will help you:

  • Set goals around your healthcare needs
  • Make decisions about your health
  • Guide and help you with daily treatments
Your Interdisciplinary Team meets to talk about:
  • Your diagnosis and treatment
  • Your progress
  • What you need to learn to manage your illness and recovery

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