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Organization: Ottawa Hospital (The) - Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario  
Phone Numbers: 613-798-5555 ext 14458
Fax: 613-761-5334
Website: www.rgpeo.com
Address:
The Ottawa Hospital Civic Campus
1053 Carling Ave
Ottawa, ON
K1Y 4E9
Intersection: Parkdale Ave and Carling Ave
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Dates: Year-round
Executives: Frank Molnar - Medical Director, Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario
Kelly Milne - Director, Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario
Contacts: Sharon MacLaren - Administrative Assistant
Service Description: The program is a Coordinated network of specialized assessment, treatment and rehabilitation services for elderly persons whose well being, independence, or functional ability is threatened by multiple health or social problems. It is hosted by the Ottawa Hospital and is a product of the combined efforts of many hospital and community partners.

The services include:
  • Geriatric Assessment Outreach Teams: Provides a multidimensional screening assessment for elderly people in their own homes for the purposes of problem identification and triaging to other Regional Geriatric Programs or community resources * The East Outreach team covers the region of Ottawa east of Bronson Ave and the West Outreach team covers the region west of Bronson Ave * Referrals are accepted from health professionals, prospective clients, or caregivers, however family physicians must be contacted before a referral will be accepted.

East Team: Bruyère Continuing Care * 43 Bruyère St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8 * 613-562-6362

West Team: Queensway-Carleton Hospital * 3045 Baseline Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8P4 * 613-721-0041
  • Geriatric Day Hospitals: hospital-based programs that provide multidisciplinary team assessment, diagnostic, therapeutic and rehabilitative services on an out-patient basis * Physician referral is required.

Bruyère Continuing Care, Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital * 43 Bruyère St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8 * 613-562-6351

Ottawa Hospital, Civic Campus * 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9 * 613-798-5555 ext 6485, Fax 613-761-5334

Queensway-Carleton Hospital * 2039 Richmond Road, Suite 100, Ottawa, ON K2H 8R2 * 613-721-3808
  • Geriatric Out-Patient Clinics: Physicians and Nurses who specialize in the assessment and treatment of elderly persons staff the clinics. Physician referral is required.

Bruyère Continuing Care * 43 Bruyère St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8 * 613-562-6351

Queensway-Carleton Hospital * 2039 Richmond Rd, Suite 213, Ottawa, ON K2H 8R2 * 613-721-4719
  • Geriatric Assessment In-Patient Units: Hospital in-patient service where patients may be admitted for in-depth multidisciplinary geriatric assessment and treatment. Physician referral is required.

Geriatric Assessment Unit, Ottawa Hospital * Civic Campus, 1053 Carling Ave, Ottawa, ON K1Y 4E9 * 613-798-5555 ext 14261

Geriatric Assessment Beds, Queensway-Carleton Hospital * 3045 Baseline Rd, Ottawa, ON K2H 8P4 * 613-721-2000 ext 4900
  • Geriatric Rehabilitation Units: Hospital in-patient service where elderly persons may be admitted for individualized rehabilitation programs under the direction of a multidisciplinary team. Physician referral is required.

Bruyère Continuing Care, Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital * 43 Bruyère St, Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8 * 613-562-6089
  • Geriatric Consultation Services: Consultation with physicians who are specialists in the assessment and treatment of elderly persons may be requested at all regional hospitals and long-term care facilities by attending physicians.




Fees: Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Application: A referral from a family physician is mandatory.
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Elderly patients 65 and over with multiple health problems, affecting their mobility, activities of daily living and independence.
Languages: English ; French
Area(s) Served: Eastern Ontario
See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Assisted Living Services for High-Risk Seniors
Geriatric Services (Aging Related Health Care)
Mental Health for Seniors

This information was last completely updated on 7/24/2015

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