Admission to the respiratory care or palliative care in-patient units within Mount Sinai Hospital Montreal requires referral by a physician. Admission to the long term care unit requires placement by a committee of the Agence de Santé et de Services Sociaux de Montréal.

For specific admission criteria for each unit please visit:

Upon admission to Mount Sinai, you will be contacted via telephone to confirm a specific date and time for admission. On this date, you must arrive at the Hospital at the designated time with the following documents:

  • Valid Medicare Card (or payment will be required)
  • Mount Sinai Hospital card (if available)
  • Valid proof of insurance (if available)
  • A copy of any legal mandate for the patient that may exist

All newly admitted patients are greeted at the hospital with a welcome package. Members of the Mount Sinai Hospital Auxiliary visit new patients within a week of their arrival and present them with this special gift of various toiletry items.

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