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Organization: Geriatric Psychiatry Community Services of Ottawa  
Phone Numbers: 613-562-9777 ext 0
Fax: 613-562-0259
Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital
75 Bruyère St, Ste 127Y
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5C7
Intersection: Sussex Dr and St Patrick St
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Public Contacts: Jennifer Cavanagh - Clinical Manager
613-562-9777 ext 5264 *
Service Description: Maintains seniors in their home by managing psychiatric symptoms and challenging behaviours. * The treatment team will implement treatment strategies to avoid unnecessary hospitalization and placement.

Interdisciplinary team includes: Geriatric psychiatrists * registered nurses * occupational therapists * social workers * psycho geriatric resource consultant

Functions include: Intake and screening process * specialized client centered assessment * case management * diagnosis * care planning and treatment * counselling, education, and support available to the family and caregiver * behavior management * client advocacy

Geriatric psychiatrists provide: Diagnosis * consultation and treatment * staff also provide support to professionals in the community

Services and Programs:

Fees: Program - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Application: All referrals need to be signed by a physician along with their billing numbers
Eligibility / Target Population: Residents of Ottawa 65 years and older with mental health problems or suffering from dementia who are not in a long-term care home, and persons less than 65 with Alzheimer's dementia or Frontotemporal Dementia complicated by behavioral or psychological symptoms.
Languages: English * French * Interpretive Services
Language Notes: Ottawa Language Access
Area Served:
Ottawa (City of)  
See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Community Mental Health Programs
Geriatric Services (Aging Related Health Care)
Mental Health for Seniors

This information was last completely updated on November 28, 2018

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