If you need help immediately, call 911.
To access the mental health mobile crisis team call 902-429-8167 or toll-free at 1-888-429-8167. This is a 24 hour, seven days a week phone service to help you or your loved one cope with mental health and addiction challenges in the moment.
Clinics and Services
View the list of NSHA programs and services
Family and friends are welcome to visit anytime. Visiting is not restricted except for infection and prevention control.
WiFi and Internet Access
There is free public Wifi. To request access, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org requesting connection information. There will be an automated reply with the information required.
Taigh Na Mara residents are also able to Skype with family members through the recreation department.
Taigh Na Mara is a licensed long-term care facility so admission is either through the Department of Health & Wellness or Veteran’s Affairs Canada (VAC). Residents are assessed prior to admission by Veterans Affairs Canada or through the provincial placement process.
TV and Phone in your Room
There are cable hook ups and phone jacks in the rooms. Cable is a basic TV hook-up. Anything more than basic cable is the responsibility of the resident/family. Families are responsible to have cable hooked up.
Families may purchase a phone for their loved ones room and are responsible to have phone hooked up.
There is also large gathering room for all residents that has cable TV.
During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive. Food is provided based on your doctor’s diet order. Meals are ordered from a standard menu.
Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms
There are sitting areas in each of Taigh Na Mara’s six pods. There is also a large gathering room where activities and church services take place. Families can use the gathering room after hours.
The Chaplain’s office is also available for any resident/family who would like to speak to the chaplain privately.
Taigh Na Mara is longterm care facility that provides care to Veterans and continuing care residents.