Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Site: Peterborough Regional Health Centre

Service: Mental Health Services - Psychiatric Assessment Services for the Elderly

Description
Description (Service) PASE provides services for older individuals who are experiencing a late onset mental health problem.  
* Individual assessment to address the client's issues through social work, nursing, and/or psychiatric input 
* Education, liaison and support for caregivers, involved professionals and community agencies 
* Recommendation of treatment, services, strategies or case management 
* Does not provide legal or capacity assessments.  
* Clinics in Peterborough with satellite clinics in Campbellford, Cobourg, Lindsay, Minden and Haliburton. 
* Offers Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants services for the four counties which includes * education and training for staff in long-term care facilities and community agencies that service seniors experiencing mental health issues or dementia with behavioural problems * consultation and support for staff in the application and interpretation of assessment strategies and in the initiation of care plans and interventions * work with partnerships to advance health care for older people and their families * serves as a resource for existing networks.  
* Brighton and Brighton Township residents should contact the Belleville Geriatric Mental Health Clinic through Providence Care, Kingston.
Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Dates All Year
Areas Served Haliburton County ; Kawartha Lakes ; Northumberland County ; Peterborough (County of)
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
 
Older adults experiencing mental health issues or dementia with behavioural problems
Application Referrals may be made by anyone. Agreement with the referral by family physician is required.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Peterborough
Address & Map
1 Hospital Dr, 3rd Fl, Room W3950
Peterborough, ON K9J 7C6
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-876-5076
Toll Free Phone From 705 and most 905 area codes: 1-866-877-2910
Fax 705-876-5160
E-Mail mwall@prhc.on.ca
Website www.prhc.on.ca/Site%20Map/Psychiatric%20Assessment%20Services%20For%20The%20Elderly.aspx

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