Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Site: Barrie - 201 Georgian Dr - 1st Floor

Service: Simcoe Muskoka Parry Sound Infant Hearing Program

Record #: BAR1960
Last Modified: 23 Feb 2024
Last Full Update: 30 Jan 2024

Location, Telephone & Internet

Office Phone 705-739-5696, Intake and Referral
Toll Free Phone 1-800-675-1979, Intake and Referral
Fax 705-739-5674
Website www.rvh.on.ca/
Social Media Twitter
Located In Community Barrie
Address Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre
201 Georgian Dr, 1st Flr
Barrie, ON
Canada L4M 6M2
Intersection Hwy 400 and Duckworth St

Contact Information

Primary Contact Tracey Wauchope, Intake Worker; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 47199; Email: wauchopet@rvh.on.ca
Alternate Contact Laura Hurst, Manager, Child & Youth Ambulatory Care, Adult Surgery Ambulatory Care; Phone: 705-728-9090 ext 47116; Email: hurstl@rvh.on.ca
Mailing Address Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre 
201 Georgian Dr, 1st Flr 
Barrie, ON 
Canada L4M 6M2

Description & Services

Description (Service) Offers newborns initial hearing screening in hospital or community clinics
  • a 'refer' result on the first screening calls for a second, more in depth screening
  • in the possibility of hearing loss, assessment is done by a specially trained Infant Audiologist
  • infants identified with permanent childhood hearing impairment provided with follow-up supports and services
If visiting the hospital:
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Areas Served Muskoka District ; Parry Sound ; Simcoe County
Eligibility
  • Age Requirements: 6 year(s) and under
  • Infants from birth but services extend up to grade one (eligible children)
Application
  • In hospital
  • Referral - self or medical
Languages English; French - Reception
Fees Service - fee for parking; no fee for health care services, paid by OHIP; Program - Fees for some program materials and individualized equipment for children requiring technological support

Other Details

Physical Access Fully Accessible

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