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Patient Stories

  1. Maria

    Maria, a 24 year-old patient, received a bi-frontal craniotomy with a trach insertion at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.  She was admitted to the The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre for Complex Continuing Care (CCC).  She…

  2. Tommy Shares His Story

    When I met Tommy for the first time his face erupted with a smile and he extended both hands to greet me. Sitting up in bed, he nodded appreciatively during our handshake and gestured for…

  3. John

    John

    My name is John; I’m 70 years old. In June of last year I lost my job with a disposal company and I ended up living in a homeless shelter for a while. Finally, I…

  4. Remy D

    Remy “D”

    My name is Remy, but I call myself Remy “D” because I like to rap. I play guitar and drums. As well as music, I like snowboarding and longboarding, although these days I can’t do…

  5. Corky's Family Photo

    Corky

    “Mom will be ninety years old this year,” Debbie, her daughter, told me, “and as long as I can remember she has always been a pistol — outgoing, vibrant and full of life.” She tap…

  6. Pavi and Andrew

    Paivi Revisited

    Over four years ago I wrote about Paivi, a fifty-two-year-old registered nurse who had suffered a stroke and was admitted to Complex Continuing Care (CCC) at The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC). Her…