Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Site: Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Service: Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network

Description
Description (Service) Urgent/emergent clinic provides comprehensive assessments, recommendations and treatment plans for high-risk seniors.  
 
Inter-professional team includes nurse practitioners, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, social workers, pharmacists, Home and Community Care case managers and specialized physicians when required. 
 
Seniors may be referred from the emergency department, other hospital services or their primary care providers. Patients generally: live at home or in a retirement residence * have multiple complex medical, functional and psychosocial problems * have recently experienced a functional or cognitive decline * have experienced falls or are at risk for falling. 
 
To come prepared to their appointment seniors should bring: walking aids, eye glasses, hearing aids and all medications including over-the-counter products. Appointment may take two to three hours. 
 
Also offers appointments at home for clients who have difficulty attending the clinic.
Service Details
Hours By appointment only, Mon-Fri
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 75 year(s) and up 
 
High-risk seniors generally 75 years and older * does not treat seniors who live in long-term care facilities
Application Requires a referral signed by a physician or nurse practitioner * referral form available on hospital website
Languages English
Fees None - Covered by OHIP
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
1 Hospital Dr, 4th Fl
Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6
Intersection Medical Dr and Hospital Dr
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-876-5021
Fax 705-876-5058
Website www.prhc.on.ca

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