Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare

Site: Bracebridge - Ann St - South Muskoka Memorial Hospital Site

Service: Seniors Assessment and Support Outreach Team

Record #: MUS0168
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2024
Last Full Update: 22 Dec 2023


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, a Registered Nurse, a secretary and a physician 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, which may include:
  • Home Environment Safety
  • Medical Concerns
  • Memory/Cognition
  • Mobility
  • Personal Care
  • Household Activities of Daily Living
  • Social Issues

Service Details

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
  • Resident of South Muskoka area
  • 65 years and older
  • Application Referral from physicians or nurse practitioners.
    Languages Translation services available
    Fees None.

    Address and Location

    Site Location South Muskoka Memorial Hospital
    Located In Community Bracebridge
    Address & Map
    South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, 75 Ann St
    Bracebridge, ON
    Canada P1L 2E4
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    Intersection Ann St and Aubrey St
    Physical Access Fully Accessible

    Contact Information

    Office Phone 705-645-4404 ext 3505
    Fax 705-645-6372
    Social Media Facebook Facebook:
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    Primary Contact Hollie Leggett, SASOT Secretary; Phone: 705-645-4400
    Mailing Address South Muskoka Memorial Hospital, 75 Ann St 
    Bracebridge, ON 
    Canada P1L 2E4

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