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St Joseph's Care Group
Geriatric Assessment and Rehabilitative Care

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Description
  • Provides a low to medium intensity rehabilitation program to help older adults improve their abilities to live in their own homes with or without support
  • Focuses on the clients medical, functional and cognitive needs in order to optimize their well-being
  • Refers individuals to additional supports, such as a Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Registered Dietician, Speech Language Pathologist, or Spiritual Care Associate if needed
  • Works with the North West Local Health Integration network (NWLHIN) to facilitate discharge back to the community with formal support services
Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Eligibility
Seniors who are experiencing complex health problems, including
  • Multiple admissions to the hospital or multiple visits to the emergency department
  • Cognitive changes
  • Changes in health status or functional decline
Note: Individuals must be medically stable to participate in the program and have the cognitive capacity as well as potential stamina and endurance to participate in daily therapies

Age Requirements: Ages: 65 year(s) and up;
Application Process
  • Physician referral required for clients admitted from acute care and/or the community
  • If an individual doesn't have a family physician, referrals can be made by a walk-in clinic doctor, community health clinic, the local hospital, or the North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)
Fees
None - Covered by Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
Accessibility
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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   Last Updated On November 5, 2019

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