Psychiatric Assessment Services for the Elderly

Type of Service

Counselling and Treatment

Program Description

This outreach program offers mental health assessment, consultation and education services, with limited capacity to provide treatment and case management, for people 65 years and older. It also incorporates the Psycho-geriatric Resource Consultation Role (PRC) for the HKPRLTC districts. Program offers interprofessional assessments. Education, support for caregivers and involvement of professionals and community agencies. Recommendation of treatment services, strategies or case management.

Program Restricted To

Older Adults

Access Information

This program is for individuals 65 and older who have developed a mental health condition later in life, individuals living in their own home or a long-term care facility, and their caregivers. Team members travel to client/satellite sites in Lindsay, Haliburton, Cobourg, and Campbellford. Referrals may be made by anyone although the family physician's agreement is required.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 705-876-5076
Toll-Free 866-877-2910
Fax 705-876-5160

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 65 and up
Catchment Counties: (Haliburton; Northumberland; Peterborough); Municipalities: (Kawartha Lakes)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed

Languages

English

Hours

Main Hours

Monday 0830-1630
Tuesday 0830-1630
Wednesday 0830-1630
Thursday 0830-1630
Friday 0830-1630