Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare

Site: Bracebridge - 75 Ann St

Service: Seniors Assessment & Support Outreach Team

Description
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  
* Memory/Cognition  
* Mobility  
* Personal Care  
* Household Activities  
* Social Issues  
* Mood  
 
The team will also assess patients in the hospital who are designated Alternate Level of Care and support them through the discharge process.
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 ; 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
Fees None
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
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-645-4404 ext 3505
Fax 705-645-6372
E-Mail info@mahc.ca
Website www.mahc.ca
Primary Contact Shannon Zedic, SASOT Administrative Assistant

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