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Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

The Camp Hill Veterans’ Memorial Building houses restorative rehab and geriatric outpatient care. It is also the residence for Camp Hill Veterans’ Services Long Term Care.

Contact

Patient Switchboard, 902-473-1510

Visiting Hours

Visitors are welcome through out the day except during a rest period between 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

*Learn more about NSH's Family Presence Policy, which welcomes up to two people named by the patient to be their family or primary support person/people.

Parking

Underground parking is located off Veterans Memorial Lane. A parking fee will be charged when you exit the parking lot. You can pay for parking with cash or a credit card. 

There is also a parking lot with meters on Summer St.

Parking

To support resident pick up and drop off, there is short-term parking (20 min or less) available in front of the building. 

For visits, there is a parking garage under the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building located off Veterans’ Memorial Lane, closest to Robie Street. The exit from the garage is at the far end of the parking garage and exits onto Summer Street.  You can pay* for parking by cash or credit card.

*Each resident can receive a permit for one family member to have unlimited free parking in the parking garage under the Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building. The application can be obtained from the unit clerk. The completed application must then be taken to the parking office in the Robie Street parking garage (directly across from the Robie Street entrance to the Halifax Infirmary). This office is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You will fill out a permit and receive an access card.

There is also a parking lot with meters on Summer St.

Free Shuttle Service

Patients and families who are mobile and need transportation between the Victoria General (VG) and Halifax Infirmary (HI) sites are welcome to take the QEII shuttle.

Inpatient Rooms

If you are looking for information about Camp Hill Long Term Care, you can find it here.

We make every effort to make sure your stay with us is as comfortable as possible. Patients requiring semi-private or private rooms for medical reasons always have priority; however, private or semi-private rooms may be available on request.

Room Types  
Private room: $175 per day - Includes one bed and one washroom.  
      
Semi-private room: $155 per day - Includes two beds separated by curtains and one washroom.

Space in our private and semi-private rooms is limited. The sooner we have your insurance information the more likely we are to be able to accommodate your request.

When the booking clerk calls with your hospital admission date, let them know you are interested in a private or semi-private room.

When you are admitted, be sure to have your private insurance card with you and let the admitting clerk know you have requested a private or semi-private room.

TV and Phone in your room

If you are looking for information about Camp Hill Long Term Care, you can find it here.

TV Service   
Bedside TV service is available at no charge if you request, receive and pay for a private or semi-private room either personally or by using your private health insurance.  If you do not have private health insurance, the following rates apply:

  • Premium TV: $12.45 per day plus taxes

Please note: A portion of the revenues generated is returned to the hospital to help fund various hospital improvements.

 How to set up bedside TV service

  • To activate your television, just dial 2999 from your bedside telephone.
  • A customer service representative is available every day between 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. to address any questions or concerns, receive cash payment and process your request.

Phone Service

During your stay in hospital, you have the option of activating your bedside phone service. 

How to connect, transfer or disconnect your phone

  • Dial 499 from your bedside telephone and a BellAliant representative will arrange to have your telephone service connected, transferred to another bed, or disconnected.
  • BellAliant’s office is open Monday to Saturday, 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m., except holidays. 
  • If you have questions about the service, please call 1-800-760-8969. 
  • When you are discharged remember to dial 499 to request that your phone be disconnected so that billing is stopped.
  • If you forget to request your hospital phone disconnected before discharged to home, call 1-800-760-8969 Monday to Saturday between 8:15 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. to arrange disconnection.

Service and Connection Rates

  • There is a $10 connection charge to set up in-hospital phone service. 
  • The following fees also apply:
    • $2 per day for the first 15 days
    • $1.25 per day for each additional day up to and including 30 days
    • $0.75 for each day after 30 days 

Billing

  • Daily service and connection charges are billed to your BellAliant home telephone account. 
  • If you are with another provider, BellAliant will create a separate account for the duration of your hospital stay. 
  • Your bill can be paid the same way you would pay any other BellAliant bill.

Inpatient Meals

If you are looking for information about Camp Hill Long Term Care, you can find it here.

During your stay at the hospital, you will receive breakfast, lunch and supper daily. 

You can choose from a variety of options each day. The menus typically include: 

  • Breakfast: An assortment of homemade muffins, hot and cold cereals, yogurt and fruit, coffee or tea. 
  • Lunch: Choose from soup and sandwiches, mixed vegetables, pasta and casseroles, including dessert of fresh fruit or a sweet. 
  • Supper: Options include meat, fish, potatoes and vegetables.   

 If you follow a special diet or have food-related allergies or sensitivities, let us know when you arrive.

The procedure for ordering meals will be further discussed on admission by dietetic technicians. If you need help filling out your menu, or feel you or your family member may be unable fill out the menus daily, please talk to the dietetic technicians. 

Cafeteria and Vending Machines

Veterans Memorial Cafeteria   
Main level, Veterans Memorial Building  
Hours of operation:  
Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.  
Weekends and holidays: closed

Summer Savory Restaurant, level 2, Halifax Infirmary building  
Hours of operation:  
Monday to Friday: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  
Weekends and Holidays:  7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Starbucks, level 4, Halifax Infirmary building  
Hours of Operation:  
Monday to Friday: 6:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.  
Weekends and Holidays: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Pharmacy

Shoppers Drug Mart, Halifax Infirmary, Robie street lobby  
Hours of operation:  
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spiritual Spaces and Quiet Rooms

Place of prayer and meditation   
Veterans’ Memorial Building, main floor, Room 1510  
Level 1 of Halifax Infirmary Room 1122

Services  
Veterans Memorial Building - Chapel, Main Floor

  • Sundays at 9:45 a.m. - Christian Interdenominational Worship
  • Sundays at 10:45 a.m. - Roman Catholic Mass

Spiritual care   
Requests for spiritual care can be made by patients, family member and/or any member of the inter-disciplinary health care team.  Call 902-473-4055 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For after hours urgent matters, call 902-473-2220 and ask for pager 2494.

Bank Machines

There is a bank machine located in the lobby of the Veterans Memorial Building. In addition, there are two other bank machines located in the Halifax Infirmary Building. One is located in Summer Street lobby, and the other is located in the Robie Street lobby.

About

The Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building houses restorative rehab and geriatric outpatient care.  It is also the residence for  Camp Hill Veterans Services Long Term Care. 

Places to Stay Nearby

If you are from outside the Halifax area and need a place to stay, there are not-for-profit lodgings located near the QEII site that specialize in accommodations for patients and families

Halifax Haven Guest Home  
5897 Inglis St.  
902-421-1650

Point Pleasant Lodge   
1121 South Park St.  
902-421-1599

The Lodge that Gives (The Cancer Lodge)  
5826 South St.  
902-420-1849

Atlantic House  
*only serves active and retired military veterans, RCMP and first responders.

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Clinics, Programs and Services

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building Long-term Care Program

Offered at 1 location

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Camp Hill Veteran's Memorial Building

 

The Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building is part of Nova Scotia Health’s QEII Health Sciences Centre and includes 175 rooms for our long-term care residents.

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Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

The majority of the rooms at Camp Hill are assigned to veterans. Veterans Affairs Canada determines the eligibility for veterans to live at Camp Hill and maintains the wait-list for admission. To determine eligibility for Camp Hill, veterans or families are encouraged to contact Veterans Affairs Canada at 1-866-522-2122

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building is a licensed, provincial long-term care facility and there are some rooms that are available for provincial residents. Individuals interested in being on the wait-list for placement in a provincial long-term care facility, including Camp Hill, are encouraged to contact Continuing Care at 1-800-225-7225.

Geriatric Ambulatory Care/Memory Disability Clinic

Offered at 1 location

The Geriatric Ambulatory Care/Memory Disability Clinic sees mostly seniors (65 and over) with health problems related to frailty or dementia.  Consultations are on a referral basis only, meaning that a...

Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

Consultations are on a referral basis only, meaning that a request to be seen would need to be sent by your family doctor or other primary care practitioner. 

The clinic is located on the first floor of the Veterans Memorial Building (VMB), which is located on the corner of Robie Street and Veterans' Memorial Lane (formerly a portion of Jubilee Road) next to the Abbie J. Lane Memorial Building and the Halifax Infirmary, QEII. 

Contact:

Tel: 902-473-4822

Hip & Knee Arthritis Conservative Management

Offered at 6 locations

For people living with arthritis that do not need joint replacement surgery the Conservative Management program may be available to help give you the tools to live a healthier life...

Topics

You will need a referral from the Orthopedic Assessment Clinic.

A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:

Room 4426,
Tel: 902-473-1501

Hip Arthritis and Hip Replacement

Offered at 14 locations

There are many options to help lower your pain and have a better quality of life when you have hip pain that is caused by arthritis. Knowing the tools to...

A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:

Orthopedic Assessment Clinic
Tel: 902-690-3802   
Toll free:1-844-594-4314

Pre-habilitation Clinic
Tel: 902-679-2657 ext 2936

This is an Orthopedic Assessment Clinic (OAC) and Pre-habilitation Program Location

Knee Arthritis and Knee Replacement

Offered at 15 locations

There are many options to help lower your pain and have a better quality of life when you have knee pain that is often caused by arthritis. Knowing the tools...

Topics

A completed referral form and updated X-rays are required to process the referral. Primary health care providers will need to arrange to have X-rays completed within one year, with specific views as indicated on the referral form.

Contact:

Orthopedic Assessment Clinic
Tel: 902-690-3802   
Toll free:1-844-594-4314

Pre-habilitation Clinic
Tel: 902-679-2657 ext 2936

This is an Orthopedic Assessment Clinic (OAC) and Pre-habilitation Program Location

Music Therapy

Offered at 5 locations

The music therapy service consists of a team of five accredited music therapists (MTAs) who have been accredited by the Canadian Association for Music Therapists (CAMT).

MTAs use music to...

Referrals to music therapy are made through allied health care professionals (e.g physiotherapist, occupational therapist etc.) who are members of the care team and by the music therapist.

Contact: Johanne.Gallant@nshealth.ca
tel: 902-473-8625

Palliative & Therapeutic Harmonization Clinic (PATH clinic)

Offered at 1 location

The PATH Clinic provides assessment and consultation services to help older individuals and their families understand their true health status and outlook for the future.

The goal of the PATH...

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Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building

The PATH outpatient clinic at the Geriatric Ambulatory Care Clinic in the Veterans’ Memorial Building is open to clients and their caregivers who:

  • have advanced or progressive illnesses;
  • have had multiple hospital admissions or uncontrolled symptoms;
  • have experienced a progressive decline in mobility, function, or cognition;
  • have a dedicated caregiver/family member; and/or
  • are interested in receiving more information about their anticipated future health and options for integrating a palliative approach into their existing therapies.

The PATH may not be for everyone. Clients or caregivers who do not wish to receive information about current and future health, or who do not wish to contemplate future health care decisions should not be referred to PATH.

Tel: 902-473-8603
Fax: 902-473-7133

Physiotherapy

Offered at 40 locations

Physiotherapy is the health care profession dedicated to enhancing and restoring your mobility through a variety of hands-on treatments, education and exercise prescription.

Physiotherapists are university-educated experts who can help...

tue Jun 18 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
wed Jun 19 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
thu Jun 20 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
fri Jun 21 8:00 am - 3:30 pm
sat Jun 22 Unavailable
sun Jun 23 Unavailable
mon Jun 24 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Contact us for more information on how to access physiotherapy at this location.

Tel: 902-825-3302
Fax: 902-825-1282

Restorative Care

Offered at 7 locations

Restorative Care services works together with patients and families to restore an individual to as independent a life as possible following an illness or injury. The program includes physiotherapy and...

A referral from your primary care provider is required to access this service.

Contact

Tel: 902-245-2502x3337
Fax: 902-245-1305

Social Work

Offered at 9 locations

Social Workers help with:

  • Adjustment or coping with illness, injury, and disability
  • Death, grief, and loss
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Referral to community agencies
  • Complex discharge needs (care at home, nursing home...
tue Jun 18 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
wed Jun 19 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
thu Jun 20 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
fri Jun 21 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
sat Jun 22 Unavailable
sun Jun 23 Unavailable
mon Jun 24 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Referrals to an NSH social worker can be made by patients, family members, friends, community agencies and/or any member of the inter-disciplinary health care team.

Contact

902-473-3463

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers at Camp Hill

Camp Hill is fortunate to have many dedicated volunteers who provide wonderful support to the residents who live here.


Along with proper identification, volunteers wear red vests to enhance their visibility to residents, family members and staff.


The Volunteer Services Department is on the main floor of Camp Hill Veterans Memorial Building, room 1523. It is open from 8 a.m.to 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.
For more information about our volunteer services, please call 902-473-2457.

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