Services in Ottawa

Geriatric Psychiatry Community Services of Ottawa (GPCSO)

The mission of GPCSO is to provide expertise and leadership in the practice of community-based geriatric psychiatry, using an interdisciplinary approach, with the aim of enhancing the mental health and well-being of the elderly in their own environment.

Referrals are accepted by mail or fax from physicians, community agencies, health care professionals, families, friends or the individual concerned.

Tel: 613-562-9777
Fax: 613-562-0259
Bruyère Continuing Care
75 Bruyère Street, Ottawa ON

Montfort Hospital

A bilingual multidisciplinary Specialized Geriatrics Clinic is held once a week. Patients typically attend 1 – 3 sessions for a full Geriatric workup by a Geriatrician and other multidisciplinary staff as appropriate.

Referrals can be made by the Geriatric Outreach Assessment team, internally from Montfort Hospital, or from the community by Family Physicians.
Tel: 613-746-4621 ext 3136
Fax: 613-748-4995

A bilingual multidisciplinary falls assessment clinic is held once a week.  Referrals are received by health care professionals, families or caregivers.
Tel: 613-748-4929
Fax: 613-748-4995
713 Montreal Rd, Ottawa, ON
Montfort Hospital Falls Clinic Referral Form

Geriatric Psychiatry – Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

The program provides a range of services to meet the mental health needs of adults 65 years of age and over.

Working together with families, primary care physicians, community psychiatrists and community agencies, staff help individuals improve their quality of life and achieve optimal level of functioning.

Tel: 613-722-6521 ext. 6637
1145 Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON

Geriatric Psychiatry – Hawkesbury General Hospital

The Geriatric-Psychiatry Service provides mental health consultations for people aged 65 and over, their families and caregivers.

Tel: 1-844-304-1414
Fax: 613-632-7450
1111 Ghislain Street, Hawkesbury, ON
Website | Location

Other Geriatric Services Available in Ottawa

Champlain Healthline – SGS Resource List


GeriMedRisk is a virtual service designed to work directly with the older adult’s doctor, nurse practitioner or pharmacist to deliver clinical recommendations and educational materials within approximately 5 business days. Ontario clinicians can contact the GeriMedRisk interdisciplinary specialist team of pharmacists and doctors in geriatric psychiatry, clinical pharmacology and geriatric medicine for advice regarding how medications may affect their older patient’s dementia, physical and/or mental health conditions. As part of the consult, GeriMedRisk contacts the older adult or their caregiver by phone to create an updated medication list.

In collaboration with Specialized Geriatric Services, GeriMedRisk is accessible to clinicians through the Central Intake for SGS referral form. Additionally, GeriMedRisk is available across the province by phone, fax, or eConsult.

Tel: 1 (855) 261-0508
Fax: (519) 279-2959
Website | Referral Form

Champlain Region Geriatric Services

A physician referral is required for all Specialized Geriatric Clinics and Geriatric Day Hospitals in the Champlain Region

Specialized Geriatric Clinics

  • Arnprior and District Memorial Hospital
    Tel:   613 623 7962 ext 337
    Fax:  613 623 3354
  • Cornwall Memory Disorder Clinic
    Tel:  613 932 9940
  • Pembroke Regional Hospital Geriatric Clinic
    Tel:  613 732 2811
  • Renfrew Victoria Hospital Geriatric Clinic
    Tel:  613 432 4851 ext 755
    Fax: 613 432 8649
  • Winchester Memorial Hospital
    Tel:  613 774 2422 ext 6318
    Fax: 613 774 7206

Geriatric Day Hospitals

  • Cornwall Community Hospital Geriatric Day Hospital
  • Renfrew County Mobile Geriatric Day Hospital (Arnprior, Renfrew, Pembroke)

Mental Health Service Renfrew County

Adults 65 years of age and older experiencing mood, personality or behavioural changes, who are in need of psychiatric evaluation and consultation.

MHSRC Central Referral and Info Line
Tel: 613-732-8770 extension 8006
Toll Free: 1-800-991-7711 extension 8006
Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm except holidays

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