Providence Care Hospital (PCH) is a large building with many different destinations, rooms and spaces. Finding your way around may seem challenging at first; however, there are elements incorporated into the design of the hospital to help you.
Colours of signs, walls and other interior design elements
Purple and Red: Spaces located in the Downtown of PCH such as the Welcome Desk, the Cafeteria and outpatient therapy and clinics are marked with purple and red on our maps and on signage. These are the most public spaces in the hospital, and are accessed by outpatients and inpatients.
Orange, Blue and Green: Inpatient units are located in three “wings” of the hospital. Each of the wings has signage and wall colouring in a specific colour to help you identify your location:
Names of inpatient units: Heritage, Lakeview, Parkside units
The inspiration for the design of Providence Care Hospital comes from our location at the “Water’s Edge” of Lake Ontario. The names of our three inpatient wings reflect our immediate surroundings:
The part of the hospital building that includes the main entrance, Cafeteria, Gift Shop and retail services, Rehabilitation Therapy Centre and Learning Centre (etc.) is referred to as the “Downtown” of PCH.
Click on the images below to open a PDF version of the Hospital Maps.