LHSC is committed to providing equitable, inclusive and accessible care in a manner that prioritizes human dignity; and maximizes independence and participatory decision-making of everyone.
LHSC is guided by the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) Customer Service Regulation and the Ontario Human Rights Code.
It is our mission to affirm and protect everyone’s right to safe and accessible health care for all. This includes embracing people of all races, abilities, classes, beliefs, ages, genders and sexual orientation. We respect the uniqueness of every individual and the diversity of the communities we serve.
We have a number of policies, practices and procedures that govern the provision of goods and services to people with disabilities.
For more information related to accessibility at each of the London Health Sciences Centre locations, please visit the web pages below:
- View more information about accessibility at University Hospital
- View more information about accessibility at Victoria Hospital and Children’s Hospital
- View more information about Interpretation Services at LHSC
- Visit the Temporary Disruptions web page
As required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) prepares an Accessibility Plan that sets out the steps we are taking to create inclusion, comply with Ontario’s accessibility laws and address accessibility barriers.
Upon request, information and communications provided by LHSC are available in accessible formats. This includes but is not limited to Emergency Procedures and Accessibility documents.
Accessibility Plan Reports
Accessibility for Persons with Disability
London Heatlh Sciences Centre (LHSC) is committed to preventing, identifying and removing barriers that impede the ability of people with disabilities to access care and services. This includes patients, families, staff, physicians, volunteers and members of our community.
LHSC is committed to promoting, providing and maintaining an environment where respect and dignity is demonstrated at all times. We support the right of the individual to be accompanied by a Guide dog or other Service animal, except where excluded by law.
- Service Animals and Pet Therapy Policy (currently under review).
For more information regarding LHSC's accessibility planning, please contact:
If you have any accessibility concerns, please contact one of the Patient Relations Specialists:
Telephone: 519-685-8500 Extension: 58230
Patient Relations Office
746 Base Line Rd. E. Suite 200