Evaluates the individual’s medical status, using specialized knowledge of the health and illnesses of the elderly.
Individuals 60 years and older who require a clinical assessment of memory problems.
Greater Toronto Area
Geriatric Medical Assessment
A referral from a family doctor or specialist is required. Self-referrals are subject to a screening process to determine suitability for clinic services. Arrangements can also be made by clinic staff to provide service in various languages, as needed. Please call for a central intake and referral form. Clients seen include older adults with memory loss in addition to:
1. The frailest old with multiple medical problems.
2.The older adult with multiple medical problems and limited social support.
3. The older adult with those medical problems primarily associated with aging.
The clinic is equipped to deal with problems such as memory loss, dementia, pressure sores, falls, weight loss and polypharmacy (multiple prescription medication needs). We are also equipped to identify social and economic problems that may impede care.