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Contact Information
Office Phone 613-562-9777 ext 0
Fax 613-562-0259
Website www.gpcso.org
Primary Contact Jennifer Cavanagh, Clinical Manager; Phone: 613-562-9777 ext 5264; Email: Jcavanagh@bruyere.org
Address & Map
Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital
75 Bruyère St, Suite 127Y
Ottawa, ON K1N 5C7
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Maintains seniors in their home by managing psychiatric symptoms and challenging behaviours. * The treatment team will implement treatment strategies to avoid unnecessary hospitalization and placement. 
 
Interdisciplinary team includes: Geriatric psychiatrists * registered nurses * occupational therapists * social workers * psycho geriatric resource consultant 
 
Functions include: Intake and screening process * specialized client centered assessment * case management * diagnosis * care planning and treatment * counselling, education, and support available to the family and caregiver * behavior management * client advocacy 
 
Geriatric psychiatrists provide: Diagnosis * consultation and treatment * staff also provide support to professionals in the community
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Ottawa
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
 
Residents of Ottawa 65 years and older with mental health problems or suffering from dementia who are not in a long-term care home, and persons less than 65 with Alzheimer's dementia or Frontotemporal Dementia complicated by behavioral or psychological symptoms.
Application All referrals need to be signed by a physician along with their billing numbers
Languages English ; French ; Interpretive Services - Ottawa Language Access
Fees Program - Covered by the Ontario Health Card
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable Route 9
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care * Champlain Local Health Integration Network
Elections The Board of Directors is elected.
Print Material Pamphlets
Date Updated 03 Dec 2019
Subjects
Service Categories Caregiver Counselling ~ Dementia ; Caregiver Training ~ Dementia ; Caregiver Training ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ~ Families/Friends of Frail/Dependent Elderly ; Condition Specific Treatment ; Dementia Evaluation ; Geriatric Assessment ; Geriatric Counselling ~ Older Adults ~ Mental Illness/Emotional Disabilities ; Geriatric Medicine ; Geriatric Psychiatry

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