Geriatric Assessment Inpatient/Outpatient Clinic
|Address & Map|
169 Main St E
Grimsby, ON L3M 1P3
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|Office Phone||905-945-2253 ext 409|
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Description||This program is offered in collaboration with the Center for Healthy Aging-HHS-St Peters Hospital in Hamilton. |
Inpatients must be referred to the program at West Lincoln Memorial Hospital by a physician. They are initially assessed by a Nurse Clinician. This involves a comprehensive standardized assessment of a person's physical, psycho-social, cognitive,functional,environmental needs and abilities. The patient is then seen by a Geriatrician at a later date.
Outpatient referrals are assessed as above, and are done by a Nurse Clinician at the person's place of residence, with a family member or caregiver present if possible. The patient would proceed to the outpatient clinic at a later date for a geriatric assessment appointment with the Geriatrician. A consultation report is generated for the referring Physician and recommendations for care/tests/services are shared.
Follow up clinic appointments as determined by the Geriatrician. Other health professional cross referrals are offered, when appropriate, on a case by case basis.
|Eligibility||Ages: 65 year(s) and up |
frail and/or multiple complex medical problems, depression/delerium/dementia.
|Service Categories||General Acute Care Hospitals ; Geriatric Assessment ; Geriatric Assessment ; Hospital Based Outpatient Services|
|See Also Terms||Activities of Daily Living Assessment ; Balance Screening ; Dementia Evaluation ; Dementia Management|
|Subjects||Health services ; Hospitals ; Psychogeriatric care ; Seniors|