Quinte Health Care Corporation

Site: Trenton

Service: Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Response Program

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Description and Services
Description (Service) DVSARP offers a 24-hour response team of nurses who are specially equipped with knowledge specific to intimate partner domestic violence and /or sexual assault (SA/DV) across the lifespan acute cases. Within the team is a follow up nurse who is able to provide ongoing support to patients following the acute stage. The Follow up nurse also can provide support to patients requiring assistance with historical Domestic Violence /Sexual Assault and works as a liaison with the community supports.  
The Domestic Violence /Sexual Assault team responds to all four hospitals within Quinte Health Care: Belleville, Trenton, Picton and North Hastings thus providing service to women, men and children. The on-call nurse responds when paged by a local Emergency Department to assist the team with the care of a patient whom discloses to the triage nurse that they have been assaulted and require assistance. The Domestic Violence /Sexual Assault Nurse collaborates with the Emergency Department Team as well as the sexual assault center social worker, or children's aid society as well as other social service sectors to support the assault victim and together provide a comprehensive assessment and a plan of care to meet the needs of the patient who has encountered an acute assault. The Domestic Violence /Sexual Assault nursing team takes turns at being available for on call shifts. Legal and medical information will be offered as well as forensic collection in the event of an acute sexual assault at the patients discretion. Access to a sexual assault worker is also provided in conjunction with the Domestic Violence /Sexual Assault response nurse or coordinated by the local Emergency Department as required. Victims of an acute Domestic Violence /Sexual Assault are encouraged to engage 911 and/or go directly to the nearest Emergency Department for assistance.
Hours 24 hour medical response at all Quinte Health Care hospitals
Areas Served Hastings County ; Prince Edward County
Eligibility No restrictions
Application none required
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - other languages are available through Language Services
Fees None
Service Categories Condition Specific Treatment ; Domestic Violence Hotlines ; Sexual Assault Hotlines
Waiting List No
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-969-7400 ext 5024 or ext 5532
Toll Free Phone 1-800-483-2811 ask switchboard to contact the on call DVSA nurse and provide your number to contact. Alternatively contact your local Emergency Department
After Hours Phone Via hospital switchboard who will page the on call nurse.
TTY Phone Go to local Emergency Department whom will arrange upon arrival
Crisis Phone via hospital switchboard. Ask operator to Page DVSARP or Crisis Intervention on-call nurse, whichever is required.
Fax 613-392-5670
E-Mail rhubbs@qhc.on.ca
Primary Contact Ruth Ann Hubbs, Manager, Quinte Health Care; Phone: have paged through hospital switchboard 613-969-7400 ext 5532; Email: rhubbs@qhc.on.ca
Alternate Contact Kat Anastasiou, Clinical Nurse, Quinte Heatlh Care Trenton Hospital; Phone: have paged through Switchboard 613-969-7400 ext 5024; Email: Kanastasiou@qhc.on.ca
Primary Executive Heather Campbell, Director of Primary Care and Emergency Programs, Quinte Health Care; Phone: page through hospital switchboard 613-969-7400 ext 5376; Email: hcampbell@qhc.on.ca
Names
Alternate Name DVSARP ; SA/DVRP ; SARP
Legal Name Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Response Program
Location & Accessibility
Site Location Trenton Memorial Hospital
Located In Community Trenton
Address & Map
Trenton Memorial Hospital
242 King St W, Rm 219
Trenton, ON K8V 5S6
 
View Google Map
Intersection Catherine St and King St
Mailing Address c/o Ruthann Hubbs 
Quinte Health Care 
242 King St W, 2nd Flr 
Trenton, ON K8V 5S6
Bus Route Notes Quinte Access Transit Map
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Extra Transportation no
Parking Pay parking lot
Other Details
Established 1996
Funding Provincial
Resources Brochures, posters
Accreditation No

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