Resident’s Guide | Gatineau Accommodation Center

​Here is some information to help you prepare for your stay with us, so it is as pleasant as possible

For any additional information, contact us at
819-561-2262 or toll-free at 1-800-363-0063

What to bring

For your stay we propose that you bring along:

  • Body soap
  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Paper tissues
  • Clock radio
  • Pillow to make you feel at home (ours are slightly plasticized)
  • HE laundry soap, liquid only, if you use our washer
  • List of medications
  • Umbrella
  • Indoor footwear

Meals

An allowance for meals is included in the cost of a night’s stay for people with cancer and their companion. On your arrival, you will receive meal coupons valid in the cafeteria of the Gatineau Hospital. The value of these coupons usually covers meal costs. However, depending on your menu choices, you may have extra charges.

Meal schedule at the Gatineau Hospital

Weekdays

Breakfast

Free

Lunch

Monday to Friday: from 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.

Dinner

As the cafeteria is closed, please buy your evening meal at the same time as dinner.

Prepare your own meals

Tired of eating out? Our common kitchen allows you to prepare your meals, just like at home. Food cupboards and refrigerators are available to you to store your food.

Community dinners

Once a week, we offer you a community dinner prepared by warm-hearted volunteers. You can share a three-course meal with the other residents and enjoy time spent with them.

Reception schedule for admission and departures

Arrival

Your arrival at the Gatineau Lodge is expected from 2:00 p.m. onwards. A receptionist will be responsible to give you a tour of the facilities and ensure that you get settled in.

Occupancy

We will proceed with registration at the end of the day, between 5:00 and 8:00 p.m.

Departure

The day of your departure, you must leave your room by 11:00 a.m,. after making your final payment.

Parking

The Gatineau Lodge offers 24 parking spaces, which are made available to residents at a modest price. To the extent that these are available, you will be able to use them once you have made payment. A parking vignette to hang from your rear view mirror will be given you on arrival.