Patients and Families

Regional Geriatric Program of Eastern Ontario offers regional coordination in supporting geriatric service delivery.

Patients and Families

The Geriatics program provides clinical services to patients over 65 years of age.  Programs include community and in hospital services.  Patients are referred to Geriatrics for a variety of concerns such as:

  • Recent changes in physicial, mental or functional abilities, changes in memory and/or mood.
  • Major changes in support needs, caregiver stress and future planning.
  • Safety concerns - physical, psychological, social, environmental.
  • Sudden increase in the use of health care services over the last 6 months.

RGP Geriatric Services include:

In the community (Out-patient)

In hospital (In-patient)

Geriatric Emergency Management (GEM)

Other Specialized Geriatric Services in Ottawa and the Champlain Region

Geriatric Medicine Ambulatory Services & Day Hospital Education Nights
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