Extended Care Unit, Stanton Territorial Hospital (Yellowknife)


Philosophy of Care

Extended Care Unit, Stanton Territorial HospitalThe Extended Care Unit sets optimal standards of care to maintain and enhance the resident’s quality of life, promote a social model of care and strive, with appropriate support services, to ensure that resident goals and objectives are identified and addressed. Our unit promotes the dignity and worth of all residents; and provides for their physical, emotional, social, spiritual and intellectual needs through an interdisciplinary team approach. We strive to maintain quality of the home-like environment that is safe, comfortable and supportive.

Number of Beds

  • 10 beds
  • 1 respite bed
  • 1 palliative care bed

Services Available

  • 24 hour professional nursing care
  • physician services
  • medication administration
  • occupational and physical therapy
  • speech language pathology
  • vision and dental care
  • social and recreational programming
  • pastoral care
  • housekeeping
  • laundry
  • dietary services
  • Sent-free environment
  • Aboriginal Wellness Program available

Contact Information

Box 10, 550 Byrne Rd
Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N1

Extended Care Phone: 867-669-4125

Clinical Coordinator of ECU: (867) 669-4323
Main switchboard: 867-669-4111
Fax: 867-669-4131