The goal of this service is to help seniors enjoy an enhanced quality of life and to promote independence as well as to provide education in:
- Falls prevention
- Gentle exercise
- Healthy eating
- Medication management
- Supporting a positive outlook on life
- Specialized equipment
- Other available services
Education is achieved through an individual nurse assessment and recommendation. After the assessment, referrals to other programs such as the Memory Clinic, Geriatrician, or Psycho-geriatric Clinic may occur.
A referral from your family physician or health care provider is required.
Home or office visits with patients and care givers. Comprehensive geriatric assessments with team-based approach. Team members may include: Geriatric Social Worker, Occupational Therapist and Geriatric Nurse. Pharmacy Consultations may also be included as part of the care plan.
HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT:
- A referral is required to access this service, please ask your primary care provider (family physician or nurse practitioner) for more information.
- Geriatric Assessments and appointments typically take up to 1.5 Hours