A person visiting someone in the hospital. The patient is lying in bed and smiling

In this section

  • Prepare for your hospital stay

  • Staying at the hospital

  • Leaving the hospital

  • Parking at VCH facilities

  • Better patient care with electronic health records

  • Making decisions about your health care

  • Surgery guides

Home is best during recovery

Our philosophy is that home is the best place to be when you’re recovering from sickness or injury. Your health care team will help you access any additional care you may need in your community so you can return to the comfort of your own home as soon as it’s safe to do so. Watch our series of “Home is Best” videos to learn more.

More information for patients and visitors

Visitor information

Keeping patients connected with their loved ones is important to us. Find out more about our visitor policies and services.

Health records and privacy

If you received care at any of our locations, you can request copies of your medical record or health information. Find out how and learn more about the steps we take to protect the privacy of your information.