Program: Outreach
Organizations: St Joseph's Health Care London
Parkwood Institute
- Specialized Geriatric Services
Description of Services: Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers * sessions may include information such as advanced directives and safety issues

Services include:
  • Discharge Liaison Team - Support for inpatients with complex, yet stable mental health needs who no longer require specialized hospitalization as they transition from hospital to a long term care home
  • Geriatric Mental Health Program - Psychiatry consultation, evaluation and medication services for older adults
  • Southwestern Ontario Regional Psychogeriatric Program - Enhances the care of older adults who are challenged with mental health problems such as depression, psychotic disorders and dementia * program consists of a geriatric psychiatrist and clinical nurse specialist with expertise in mental health issues * services provided by the team include clinical consultation, education, and community development
Requirements
Fees: Free
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adults and adults with disabilities, and their caregivers
Application: Call * no referral required
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible      Wheelchair Accessible
Languages: English
Area(s) Served: London and area
Contact Information
Phone Numbers: 519-646-6100 ext 44028
Fax: 519-685-4020
Email: sgs@sjhc.london.on.ca
Website: www.sjhc.london.on.ca/specializedgeriatrics
Address: Main Bldg
550 Wellington Rd
London, ON
N6C 0A7
Map
Intersection: Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Location: London (South)
Hours: Intake: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm

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