Site: Bracebridge - 75 Ann St
Service: Seniors Assessment & Support Outreach Team
|Record #: MUS0168||Last Modified: 30 Nov 2017||Last Full Update: 30 Nov 2017|
|Description (Service)||Works to link and refer people to appropriate services where available by providing assessment and support to patients 65 years of age and older residing in the South Muskoka catchment area.
The Seniors Assessment & Support Outreach (SASOT) is an interdisciplinary team that consists of two Social Workers, an Occupational Therapist and a Registered Nurse. A physician performs the role of Medical Advisor.
Patients may be seen in their own home, a retirement residence, or in the emergency department at South Muskoka Memorial Hospital.
SASOT completes a comprehensive assessment of a patient's health and day-to-day function, including:
* Safety/Home Environment
* Medical Concerns
* Personal Care
* Household Activities
* Social Issues
The team will also assess patients in the hospital who are designated Alternate Level of Care and support them through the discharge process.
|Public Comments||SASOT is an interdisciplinary team working to help maintain seniors within their homes, to facilitate successful hospital discharge, reduce emergency department visits and avoid unnecessary hospital admissions. SASOT will not duplicate services that already exist nor provide direct therapy such as psychotherapy, physical therapy, or wound care.|
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm|
|Areas Served||Bala ; Baysville ; Bracebridge ; Gravenhurst ; Port Carling ; Port Severn ; Port Sydney ; South Muskoka|
|Eligibility||Ages: 65 year(s) and up
Live in South Muskoka area
|Application||referral from physicians or nurse practitioners|
|Languages||English ; Translation services may be available|
|Address and Location|
|Site Location||South Muskoka Memorial Hopsital|
|Located In Community||Bracebridge|
|Address & Map||
75 Ann St
Bracebridge, ON P1L 2E4
|Intersection||Ann St and Aubrey St|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Office Phone||705-645-4404 ext 3505|
|Primary Contact||Shannon Zedic, SASOT Administrative Assistant|