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Meals for Support People

Updated: September 2, 2020 / 12:35 PM

Support people on isolation only are provided with three complimentary meals a day while supporting a patient at the IWK using Dial for Dining at the time of their choosing. Some patient unit kitchenettes are open with infection prevention and control measures. A nourishment cart will be visiting each inpatient unit between the hours of 9:00 am to 11:00 am, and again from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for inpatient support persons. The nourishment cart will have coffee, tea and snack type items available, for purchase. Additional food and beverage options are listed below with their operating hours. Please note, all retail locations are cashless and accept debit, credit, and gift cards where applicable. 

 

Ronald McDonald Family Room

Starting Wednesday July 8, Ronald McDonald Family Room, located on level 2 in the Goldbloom Pavilion, will offer a limited number of complimentary hot meals between 3:30pm-4:30pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Grab n’ Go snack kits containing non-perishable items such as crackers, granola bars, fruit etc., will also be available between 10:00am- 11:30am, Monday to Friday. As quantities allow these kits and meals will be available to those supporting an inpatient at the IWK.

 

Retail Locations available for Purchase:

 

Tim Hortons 
Monday-Sunday: 6:30 am – 8:00 pm 

 

Subway 
Monday-Sunday: 7:00 am – 10:00 pm 

 

Heart & Hearth Café Hours:
Monday to Friday: 7:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 9:15 am - 1 pm
Closed on holidays

 

Dial for Dining 
Call 7-902-470-6608 from a patient phone, or 902-470-6608 from a landline or mobile device, to order Dial for Dining meals. Patients are to follow normal ordering instructions listed on the patient menu.

Meals are available between the hours of 7:00 am – 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm – 7:00 am daily.