Medical mask policy in effect during respiratory illness season
For essential winter health tips and guidance on where to get medical assistance, please visit Vancouver Coastal Health's winter care page. During the respiratory illness season, a medical mask policy is in effect for all patient care areas in hospitals, long-term care and community health-care sites and clinics.
Visitors: If you exhibit any symptoms of cold or flu, or feel unwell, refrain from entering these facilities. Visitors to long-term care and senior assisted living facilities must wear medical masks in common areas.
Your cooperation is vital in maintaining the health of our patients, residents and staff.
About this location
We are here to provide you with compassionate care when you visit our hospital or live at our long-term care home.
Opened in 1946, Mount Saint Joseph is an is an acute care hospital and long-term-care facility located in the heart of Vancouver's Mount Pleasant community. We offer emergency services, hospital care, outpatient care services and a full range of diagnostic services. A long-term care facility is also part of our building. We pride ourselves on our multicultural focus and community programs.
MSJ Long-Term Care
Mount Saint Joseph long-term care is home to 100 residents. A distinctive feature of the program at MSJ is that the long-term population is predominantly Cantonese. Our care program is sensitive to the cultural beliefs, care needs and communication needs of this Chinese population, and of all our populations.
Our resident’s rooms are made up of four-bed, semi-private and private rooms located on the second floor of MSJ. Residents have year-round access to a sunroom, and outdoor patios during warm weather.
Mount Saint Joseph Hospital visiting information
Families (as defined by you) are welcome to be present at any time – Providence Health Care does not restrict visiting hours to family members.
Of course, you must follow a few guidelines:
- Sick people need rest. You can visit often, but please respect your loved ones wishes for privacy or rest.
- Children under 14 must be under adult supervision (from someone other than the patient) at all times.
- Visiting may be restricted to protect the privacy and rights of other patients and residents.
- Your visit may be interrupted by staff to provide patient or resident care.
- Refrain from using scented products as other people may have severe allergies to scented products.
- If you feel unwell, have an infection, flu-like or respiratory symptoms, or any sort of communicable disease, or have recently been in contact with anyone with these symptoms, we encourage you to stay at home until you’re well again.
- We may not have the space to accommodate a large number of family members, but we’ll try our best.
If you need more information – just ask so we can help create the best care experience overall.
- Sunday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Monday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Tuesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Wednesday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Friday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
- Saturday: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Emergency department hours
- Sunday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Monday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Tuesday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Wednesday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Thursday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Friday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
- Saturday: 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
Mount Saint Joseph Hospital patient & visitor guides
What you need to know before coming to Mount Saint Joseph Hospital.Mount Saint Joseph Hospital patient & visitor guide Mount Saint Joseph Long-Term Care resident, family & visitor guide