Service: Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network
|Record #: PET1053||Last Modified: 26 Feb 2019||Last Full Update: 26 Feb 2019|
|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.
|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|
|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|