Donors make an impact every minute of every day at Baycrest.

Thanks to you, patients and residents receive exemplary care. And thanks to you, research and innovation are flourishing, and knowledge exchange is inspiring the next generation of healthcare professionals and scientists.

Putting funds to work

Here are just a few ways that funds are put to use:

  • New beds for hospital patients

  • Fitness equipment

  • Special bathtubs for the long-term care home

  • Research to map the brain, identify helpful therapies and interventions

  • Support groups for family caregivers

  • Training courses for nurses

  • Treatment for people with MS and Parkinson’s disease

  • Therapy for mental health patients

  • Concerts to improve quality of life for residents

  • Development of memory aids

  • Telemedicine for homebound patients

  • Specialized lifts to provide dental care for frail clients in wheelchairs

A Spectrum of Care

At Baycrest, care intersects with research, education and innovation. These connections allow Baycrest to offer an exceptional experience to clients while helping to define the future of brain health and aging.


Baycrest provides an exemplary care experience that encompasses a hospital, clinics, long-term care home, residents and community-based programs.

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The Rotman Research Institute is a premier international centre for the study of aging and human brain function, making Baycrest one of the most research-intensive hospitals in Canada.

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The Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation, located at Baycrest, is accelerating the development, testing and dissemination of innovative solutions to the challenges of aging.

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Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, our education programs are shaping the future of geriatric healthcare. We collaborate with more than 50 healthcare and educational institutions worldwide.

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