St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton

Site: Brantford - Wayne Gretzky Pkwy

Service: Brant Seniors Mental Health Outreach Program

Service Details
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm * seniors mental health worker available throughout the week however Geriatric Psychiatrist available for direct consultation approximately two days per month
Areas Served Brant County ; Brantford
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
 
Referral criteria  
* older adults with behavioural disturbances and/or mental health problems associated with cognitive impairment  
* mental health problems accompanied by significant medical illness and/or functional needs  
* chronic mental illness who develop complicating disorders arising from an age-related decline in physical and mental health  
* late-onset severe mental illness
Application Open referral, however, requires physician approval. Primary physician must be involved 
 
* Long-term care referrals are to be faxed to 905-381-5613 
* Community/retirement home referrals to be faxed to Connect (centralized intake service for St. Joe’s Mental Health and Addiction outpatient programs) at 905-389-3815, using the referral form found here:  
https://www.stjoes.ca/hospital-services/mental-health-addiction-services/connect-mental-health-and-addiction-outpatient-programs
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Brantford
Address & Map
St. Joseph's Lifecare LTCH
99 Wayne Gretzky Pkwy
Brantford, ON N3S 6T6
 
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Intersection Wayne Gretzky Pkwy and Grey St
Mailing Address c/o St Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton/Brant Seniors Mental Health 
PO Box 575 
100 West Fifth St, Level 1, H101 
Hamilton, ON L8N 3K7
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description
Description (Service) Regional service to assist family, community and long-term care providers in the continuing care of older adults with complex cognitive, emotional and behavioural disorders  
 
* specialized assessment, consultation, treatment and short-term specialty case management and intervention  
* education and community/program development, community homes, retirement, and supportive housing and long-term care facilities 
 
Wait times can be upwards of 5-6 months to see a psychiatrist
Contact Information
Office Phone 905-522-1155 ext 36396
Crisis Phone COAST - 905-972-8338 
St. Leonard's - 519-754-0253 ext 2133
Fax 905-381-5613
Website www.stjosham.on.ca
Primary Contact Alicia Odette, Case Manager; Phone: 905-522-1155 ext 35554; Fax: 905-381-5613
Alternate Contact Angela Conte, Administrative Support; Phone: 905-522-1155 ext 39663
Primary Executive Ms Julia Baxter, Program Manager; Email: juliaabaxter@stjosham.on.ca

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