Haliburton Highlands Health Services

Site: Winchester Street

Service: Community Support Services Division - Geriatric Assessment & Intervention Network

Record #: HAL0042
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2024
Last Full Update: 11 Apr 2024


Description (Service)

The team with the Geriatric Assessment & Intervention Network provides Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments for frail seniors living at home or in a Retirement Home (not Long Term Nursing Care Home) whose health, dignity, and independence are at risk. Seniors will be assessed and treated at home or in our clinic as needed.

With the client and family members, the GAIN will:

  • Complete a comprehensive assessment
  • Develop a personalized care plan
  • Provide follow-up in the home

The GAIN team will work with seniors, caregivers, Primary Care Practitioners, and other service providers to:

  • Improve the senior's safety and ability to live independently in their own home
  • Improve the quality of life experienced by the senior, their caregivers and family while living in their home
  • Reduce the frequency of preventable visits to local Emergency Departments and hospital admissions/re-admissions
  • Shorten lengths of stay in hospital
  • Delay admission to Long-Term Care Homes as long as safely possible
  • The GAIN team members include: behavioral support nurse, care coordinator, client services worker, community health worker, nurse practitioner, occupational therapist, office support, pharmacist, physiotherapist and a social worker.

Service Details

Hours Call for details
Areas Served Haliburton ; Minden Hills
Eligibility Clients 65+, who:
  • Are living at home or in a Retirement Home (not Long Term Nursing Care Home)
  • Have multiple complex health problems or medication issues
  • Have experienced a functional decline, are at risk for falling or present with safety concerns
  • Have experienced a cognitive decline, psychosocial issues, and/or have difficulty coping

Application Referral from doctor or nurse practitioner or Please call for details or Sign Up Online
Languages English
Fees None

Address and Location

Located In Community Minden Hills
Address & Map
8 Winchester St
Minden Hills, ON
Canada K0M 2K0
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Contact Information

Office Phone 705-457-1392, ext 3400
Fax 705-286-0720
E-Mail asmith@hhhs.ca
Website www.hhhs.ca/community-support-services/gain
Social Media Facebook Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HaliburtonHighlandsHealthServices/
Primary Contact Amanda Rowden, Client Service Manager Community Support Services & Community Liaison; Phone: 705-457-1392 ext 3243; Email: arowden@hhhs.ca
Mailing Address 8 Winchester St 
Minden Hills 
Canada K0M 2K0

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