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Geriatric Mental Health

Who we help:

Adults 65 years of age and older experiencing mood, personality or behavioural changes, who are in need of psychiatric evaluation and consultation.

How we help:

We can help by providing:

  • Comprehensive psychiatric assessment, in-home or in long term care settings
  • Pharmaceutical, behavioural and psychosocial consultation
  • Liaison with family physicians, professional caregivers, community agencies and family
  • Advocacy
  • Geriatric mental health education and behaviour management coaching of professional care providers


Who is part of the team:

  • Consulting Psychiatrists from The Royal
  • Geriatric Mental Health Nurses


Who can request our services:

Anyone can initiate a referral, however it must be submitted to MHSRC by a physiciana group of male seniors sitting outside at a picnic table playing cards .  

  • Individuals (self-referrals)
  • Family physicians
  • Psychiatrists
  • Community agencies
  • Hospitals
  • Family members and friends
  • Health care professionals


Call: (613) 732-8770, extension 6500

Toll Free: 1-800-991-7711, extension 6500


24/7 Mental Health Crisis Line:

1-866-996-0991


For more information:

Download Geriatric Mental Health Info Brochure

 

Additional Resources:

Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario
 

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