Niagara Region Mental Health - Psychogeriatric Service

Type of Service

Case Management/Supportive Counselling & Services - Mental Health

Program Description

This service provides specialized assessment, support and case management services to individuals who have a serious mental illness (and their families) who are 60 or older. Health teaching, counselling, and support is provided by a multidisciplinary team consisting of psychiatric nurses, social workers, and mental health case workers with specific training in psycho-geriatric issues. Specialized group for seniors with depression provided. Model of service is recovery, best practice related to psycho-geriatrics.

Access Information

Referrals and program inquiries may be made to the program intake worker Monday to Friday 0830-1600. Self-referral, organization referrals, family or physician referrals are welcome. Psychiatric assessments are available through OTN with a doctor's referral.

User Costs

Program Cost No
Additional Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 905-688-2854 ext. 7262

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 60 and up
Catchment Counties: (Niagara)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Smoking

Policy Allowed

Application Referral Forms

Languages

English Interpretation Services

Hours

Main Hours

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

Some evening appointments available.