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Program: Specialized Geriatric Services  
Organization: St Joseph's Health Care London
Parkwood Institute
Phone Numbers: 519-646-6100 ext 44028
Fax: 519-685-4020
Main Bldg
550 Wellington Rd
London, ON
N6C 0A7
Intersection: Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Location: London (South)
Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible    Wheelchair Accessible

Executives: Elizabeth McCarthy - Director
519-685-4292 ext 42412 *
Contacts: Wendy Preib - Administrative Assistant
519-685-4292 ext 44028
Service Description: Specialized care of older persons * evaluation and treating of functional, medical, and psycho-social aspects of illness and disability

Consultation, education, community development and evaluation of services * linked to older adults evaluation teams in ten counties by the Southwestern Ontario Geriatric Assessment Network
DriveABLE Driving Assessment Program - Comprehensive evaluation of driving competence for all ages
Geriatric Ambulatory Clinics - Consultative outpatient services and specialty clinics
Geriatric Rehabilitation Day Hospital - Assists patients who are struggling to maintain independence after being discharged from hospital, following a surgery, after an illness or because of declining health
Inpatient - Inpatient clinical consultation, assessment, treatment, education, research and evaluation
Outreach - Peer support groups, education, and training for family members, service providers, and caregivers * sessions may include information such as advanced directives and safety issues
Physical Maintenance Program - Half-day program aimed at maintaining the client's physical function and mobility conducted by a rehabilitation trainer and a therapeutic recreation specialist with the assistance of volunteers

Fees: Covered by OHIP * some transportation costs
Application: Referrals may be initiated by health care providers, older adults, or family members/informal caregivers * referrals by a doctor must be made through the centralized intake and triage
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Adults 65 and older, and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports
Languages: English
Language Note: Interpretation services available upon request
Area(s) Served:
London and area  
See Also: Community Support Services
Geriatric Services (Aging Related Health Care)

This information was last completely updated on February 1, 2017

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