Inpatient care

Baycrest offers specialized hospital inpatient care for the elderly population.

A list of admission criteria for these programs is available via the links below. Additionally, please refer to the list of general admission criteria for all inpatient care programs in the chart below.

General Admission Criteria for all Baycrest Inpatient Programs



  • Adult geriatric population
  • Medically stable (i.e. patient does not require acute care intervention)
  • If patient smokes, is able to do so safely and make own arrangements
  • Should the patient’s condition/care needs stabilize, the patient or substitute decision maker is expected to cooperate on discharge planning to transition to the appropriate destination
  • Dialysis
  • Mechanical ventilation
  • Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP)
  • Cuffed Tracheostomy Tube
  • Needs greater than 50% Oxygen
  • Total parenteral nutrition (TPN)
  • Bariatric equipment needs (300lbs +)