Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Geriatric Program
|Address, Telephone, E-mail, Website|
|Address||1145 Carling Ave|
Ottawa, ON K1Z 7K4
|Intersection||Merivale Rd and Carling Ave|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Bus Route Notes||OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules|
|Parking||Pay parking lot|
|Office Phone||613-722-6521 ext 6507|
|Description and Services|
|Hours||Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm|
|Description||Offers assessment and active treatment of patients aged 65 and over who are experiencing mental health problems. |
The program has a range of psychiatric services including: * an outpatient clinic * day hospital (45 rooms) * inpatient unit (26 beds) * a consultative outreach service to most long-term care facilities.
Services are provided by a multidisciplinary team. Requires written referral by physician. Contact Geriatric Psychiatry Intake Secretary.
All persons referred will be seen in consultation first. Then, depending on assessment of needs, the program will provide a consultation only or admission to one of its services as clinically indicated.
Contact Intake Secretary for a list of long-term care facilities visited by outreach consultative team.
|Waiting List||Yes, 2-4 weeks waiting period|
|Eligibility||Ages: 65 year(s) and up |
People 65 years and older who experience mental health problems
|Application||A referral must be made by a physician or a community psychiatrist.|
|Fees||Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card|
|Languages of Service||English ; French|
|Areas Served||Eastern Ontario|
|Primary Contact||Gisele Barnaby, Intake Secretary|
|Primary Executive||George Weber, President and Chief Executive Officer; Phone: 613-722-6521 ext 6389|
|Subjects||Assessments ; Charitable status ; Disorders ; Geriatric care ; Hospitals ; Mental health ; Nonprofit organizations ; Seniors ; Treatments|
|Service Categories - Blue Book||Health|
|Broader Terms||Adults ; Age groups ; Health ; Health service facilities ; Health services ; Organizations ; Patient care|