Baycrest Health Sciences (BHS) is an academic healthcare delivery system fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, serving 2500 seniors per day. It is home to a globally recognized and innovative continuum of healthcare, wellness and prevention programs and services. Our services include a hospital, long-term care home, residential and community-based programs and outpatient medical clinics, designed for Seniors.
Baycrest is dedicated to achieving excellence in providing the best possible experience and care for the physical and mental wellbeing of people during their journey of aging.
We draw inspiration from the ethical and cultural values of the Judaic heritage which support our commitment to the art and science of healing and the preservation of human dignity throughout the lifespan.
•Patient Care: As an academic health sciences centre, we will apply the very best clinical practices informed by research. We will provide innovation in the development of different models of care delivery. We will be client-centered and compassionate in all that we do.
•Education and Dissemination of Knowledge: We are committed to providing an exceptional interdisciplinary educational experience for undergraduate, graduate and post-doctoral students. We will be a local, national and international resource for information related to the impact of aging on brain and physical health.
•Research: We will contribute to the creation of knowledge through basic and applied research. Our scientific endeavors will reflect the important role of biological, psychological and social factors in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of aging-related disorders, with a focus on brain health.
•Commitment to the Community: We will be a local, provincial and national resource to ensure that our community supports the health and wellbeing of our aging population. We will be a partner with government to develop models of age-related disease prevention, diagnosis and care.
•Organization: We will be a workplace that encourages creativity and personal and professional growth for all of our staff, volunteers and students.
Ministry of Health