Short Term Assessment and Treatment Centre - Vancouver General Hospital

The Short Term Assessment & Treatment (STAT) Centre is a specialized unit for seniors experiencing health changes that interfere with functioning and independence. Services are provided by an interdisciplinary team with a holistic approach to client-centred care.

The STAT Centre is located at Vancouver General Hospital. The STAT Centre Program is composed of a Day Hospital and an In-Patient Unit.

STAT Centre clients are provided with:

  • A comprehensive medical and functional assessment
  • Treatment for illness
  • Strategies for coping with disabilities
  • Education regarding aging and health promotion
  • A therapeutic activity program
  • A general rehabilitative program
  • Assistance to continue living at home or to move to a residential care facility

The interdisciplinary team carries out the assessment and treatment in collaboration with the client, family physician and other health professionals. Our goal is to improve quality of life by enhancing physical and mental health, functional abilities and independence.

Vancouver General Hospital - Leon Judah Blackmore Pavilion

855 West 12th Avenue
5th floor
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 1M9
Phone: (604) 875-4414
(604) 875-4056 - In-Patient Unit
Fax: (604) 875-5012

Hours of operation

Day hospital: Monday - Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Closed on holidays.

The in-patient unit operates 24/7.


?Call to request a referral form. Referrals require the agreement of the family physician.

Parking & transportation

There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:

  • Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.

  • The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.

There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.

 Download parking rates for VCH facilities