Queensway Carleton Hospital

Site: Nepean

Service: Geriatric Day Hospital

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Description and Services
Description (Service) Program for seniors who require interdisciplinary professional assessment and treatment to promote safe optimal function and independence in the community * short term intervention to maximize function 
 
Assistance with concerns including: falling * getting up out of a chair * understanding * medications * preparing meals * dressing and bathing * safety at home * living arrangements * mood * memory * loneliness, isolation * maintaining social contact
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-4 pm
Dates Year-round * closed two weeks over the Holiday period
Areas Served Ottawa
Boundaries West of Bronson Ave
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
Seniors, 60 years of age or older, who require assessment and interventions from at least two of the following disciplines: occupational therapy, nursing, physiotherapy, social work,etc. * The program is suitable for patients who are independently mobile with or without a mobility aide (cane, walker, wheelchair) and those who require minimal physical assistance. Persons who require constant supervision or may demonstrate inappropriate social behaviour cannot be managed in the program
Application Referral from family doctors, members of the Geriatric Assessment Outreach Team, or referral through an in-patient admission to the Queensway Carleton Hospital.
Languages English
Fees Program - Transportation to/from the program ; Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card ; Fee assistance available for Patients who qualify for Para-transpo.
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Older Adults ; Geriatric Assessment ; Geriatric Medicine
Waiting List Yes
Contact Information
Office Phone 613-721-3808
Crisis Phone Patient's experiencing a medical crisis should report to the closest Emergency Department
Fax 613-721-4767
Website www.qch.on.ca
Primary Contact Rosemary Lowenger, Team Leader, Geriatric Day Hospital
Alternate Contact Dr Robert Nichols, Chief of the Department of Geriatrics; Phone: 613-721-2000
Volunteer Coordinator Lisa Beauchemin, Manager - Volunteer Resources; Phone: 613-721-2000 ext 2689; Email: lbeauchemin@qch.on.ca
Primary Executive Kimberly Schrader, Manager, Geriatric Day Hospital; Phone: 613-721-2000 ext 3659
Names
Alternate Name GDH ; QCH
Location & Accessibility
Located In Community Nepean
Address & Map
Bell Mews Plaza
39 Robertson Rd, Ste 100
Ottawa, ON K2H 8R2
 
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Intersection Robertson Rd and Moodie Dr
Bus Route Notes OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or OC Bus Schedules
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Parking Free parking
Other Details
Established 1976
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number : 137253571 RR0001 (Queensway-Carleton Hospital Foundation)
Elections The Board of Directors is appointed.
Resources Website
Accreditation Yes, by Accreditation Canada

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