Description & Services
Description (Agency) Operates a 74-bed acute care facility and provides an array of services
Agency Services
Description (Service) Operates a 74-bed acute care facility and provides an array of services including:
 
In Patient Services 
  • Provides active beds utilized for general medical and surgical patients 
  • Provides acute, cardiac and palliative care 
  • Offers complex, continuing care 
  • Offers geriatric care 
  • Provides an intensive care unit
 
In Patient and Out Patient Services 
  • 24-hour emergency department 
  • Cardiac care 
  • Chemotherapy treatments 
  • Diagnostic imaging 
  • Dialysis unit 
  • Infection control 
  • Laboratory 
  • Maternity and pediatrics 
  • Medical and surgical care 
  • Pastoral care 
  • Pharmacy 
  • Psychiatry (Schedule 1) 
  • Rehabilitation 
  • Respiratory Therapy 
  • Sexual Assault, Partner Abuse and Safe Kids programs 
  • Social work 
  • Stroke Prevention Clinics 
  • Visiting specialists 
 
Tertiary Care Services
 
Arranges for transfers by land ambulance or by air with 24-hour helicopter service available within a radius of several hundred kilometers
 
Ontario Telemedicine Network (OTN) 
  • Provides access to specialized medical care using video conferencing and other tele-diagnostic equipment 
  • Allows specialists to remotely examine and prescribe treatments to patients in their home communities 
  • Reduces the need to travel to receive medical care
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm 
Emergencies: Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Kenora District
Eligibility Must have a valid Ontario Hospital Insurance Plan (OHIP) card or other Provincial Health Insurance
Application No application process
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibway, upon request
Fees Service - Fees for services for uninsured Canadian and out-of-country residents ; None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-468-9861
Fax 807-468-3939
E-Mail admin@lwdh.on.ca
Website www.lwdh.on.ca
Primary Contact Kaila Stepanik, Executive Assistant; Phone: 807-468-9861 ext 2243; Email: kstepanik@lwdh.on.ca
Alternate Contact Kaitlin Myles, Administrative Assistant; Email: kmyles@lwdh.on.ca
Primary Executive Mark Balcaen, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 807-468-9861 ext 2241; Email: mbalcaen@lwdh.on.ca
Alternate Executive Kathy Dawe, Vice President, Patient Services; Phone: 807-468-9861 ext 2212; Email: kdawe@lwdh.on.ca
Site Location Directly across from the Kenora Harbourfront just past Husky the Musky
Located In Community Kenora
Address 21 Sylvan St W
Kenora, ON P9N 3W7
 
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Intersection Sylvan St W and Lakeview Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC); North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)