Patient Stories

  1. Patient Care

    TGHC Staff are “angels with wings under their uniforms”

    My name is Peter and I would like to share my father’s end-of-life journey at The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC). My father Peter Sr. was diagnosed with dementia and moved into a nursing…

  2. Emilie, retired nurse

    Meet Emilie a retired nurse

    Emilie, an 84-year-old retired nurse, was admitted to The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre (TGHC) from an acute care hospital as a bilateral, above–the–knee amputee as a result of diabetes.  Emilie presented with clinical…

  3. Mary Anne

    Mary-Anne’s Story

    My name is Mary-Anne.  I am seventy years old and I continue to work four days a week for an investment firm in downtown Toronto where I have been employed for over sixteen years. I…

  4. Bill and Family

    “My name is Bill and I’m here”

    My name is Bill. When I was thirty-seven years old I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s a neurodegenerative disease. I am now seventy-one years old and I’ve had Parkinson’s for almost half my life. As my…

  5. Martinez

    Isan’s Post Acute Care Rehabilitation Story

    My name is Isan. I am fifty-seven years old and I believe in second chances. In December 2013, I was taken to the Emergency Department at Humber River Regional Hospital (HRRH) after I collapsed at…

  6. Paul

    Complex Continuing Care – Paul’s Story

    My name is Paul, I am 65 years old and I have been at The Salvation Army Toronto Grace Health Centre’s (TGHC) Complex Continuing Care (CCC) Unit for over four years. In 2009, I had…