An oral examination by a psychiatrist or other physician, designed to elicit or identify psychiatric dysfunction, such as anxiety or depression (depression may be defined as a reversible dementia). The assessment is comprised of a full history and mental status examination.
Older adults with complex medical, cognitive and psychosocial needs.
Outpatient: Central Toronto
Inpatient: Metropolitan Toronto and surrounding areas
Covered by OHIP.
- Geriatric Psychiatry Service – Admissions Coordinator 416-597-3422 ext 3041
- Geriatric Rehabilitation Service – Admissions Coordinator 416-597-3422 ext 3038
- Geriatric Outreach Team – visits assigned LTC homes, no community visits
- Geriatric Psychiatry Clinic – Admissions Coordinator 416-597-3422 ext 3099
An assessment includes a comprehensive psychiatric examination, consultation with the referring physician and other professional caregivers, and referrals to other appropriate community and hospital-based programs and services as required.
Home visits available for homebound adults.