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Ottawa Hospital (The)

Site: Ottawa - 501 Smyth Rd

Service: General Campus - The Regional Centre for the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Alternate Name OCR ; The Ottawa Hospital
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Ottawa
Address & Map
501 Smyth Rd, Rm 4428, 4th Flr
Ottawa, ON K1H 8L6
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Intersection Alta Vista Dr and Smyth Rd
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Pay parking lot * parking meters
Description and Services
Description (Service) Program developed to serve the needs of patients suffering from serious forms of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating and other eating disorders * contained and structured environment with the availability of several therapeutic modalities offered almost exclusively in group format

Intensive Day Treatment Program: a day hospital program that accommodates a maximum of eight patients * offered to patients with serious forms of eating disorders

Inpatient Symptom Interruption Program (6-bed unit): offered to patients with severe eating disorders who are at a high risk of being medically compromised because of severe weight loss and or severe purging behavior * this 8-week hospitalization aims at interrupting these symptoms in order to stabilize patients medically.

Psychoeducation/CBT Outpatient Treatment Program: treatment modality for patients with mildly to moderately severe eating disorders * offers nutritional counseling provided by the program dietitian and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) provided by the program psychologist
Hours Irregular, call for details * Intensive Day Treatment Program Mon-Thu 9 am-6 pm for 12 weeks
Areas Served Lanark County ; Ottawa (City of) ; Prescott and Russell United Counties ; Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry United Counties
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) - 64 year(s) 
Individuals 18-64 years old suffering from serious forms of Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating or other eating disorders
Application Physician referral required * form available on the website * once a referral has been received, the patient will be contacted for a full psychiatric assessment * after the assessment, a recommendation is made regarding which of the Centre's treatment programs is most suitable for the patient
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services
Fees Program ; Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
Service Categories Eating Disorders Treatment ; Mental Health Evaluation ; Psychiatric Aftercare Services ~ Eating Disorders
Waiting List Yes, approximately 6 months
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-737-8042
Fax 613-737-8085
Social Media Facebook Twitter YouTube
Primary Executive Crystal Morris, Acting Clinical Manager, Eating Disorders Program, and Telemedicine
Other Details
Established Amalgamation of 3 hospitals in 1998; Program: 1997
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health * Ministry of Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 869042747 RR0001
Elections The Board of Governors is appointed.
Print Material Brochure
Resources Website, books and reading material
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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