Dementia Specific Counselling

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute - University Centre

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This service provides supportive or therapeutic counselling, education, information and referral to both the person with dementia and their caregiver at all stages of the disease, from before diagnosis to the late stage. Issues such as getting diagnosis, understanding dementia, immediate and future care of the person with dementia as well as family coping may be discussed.

Population Served:

Older adults with complex medical, cognitive and psychosocial needs, and their family caregivers.

Catchment Area:

Metropolitan Toronto

Service Category:

Dementia specific counselling


Covered by OHIP.

Service Limitation:

Supportive and resource counselling by Social Worker.
Inpatient services:

  • Geriatric Psychiatry Service – Admissions Coordinator 416-597-3422 ext 3041

Outpatient Services:

  • Geriatric Day Hospital – Admissions Coordinator 416-597-3422 ext 3099
  • Geriatric Outreach Team – Admissions Coordinator 416-597-3422 ext 3041
  • Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic – Admissions Coordinator 416-597-3422 ext 3099
550 University Avenue
Toronto M5G 2A2
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