Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach

We provide:

  • Assessment and consultative services for adults 65 and over with onset of mental health issues, or whose mental health issue is being complicated by aging, or who is experiencing dementia
  • Consultation to outlying areas regarding case management and treatment planning
  • Interprofessional teams with nursing, clinicians, Psychiatry and GP’s on sessions
  • Education to community, acute services, families and other professions on servicing the elderly population.

People eligible to access this program would include patients experiencing:

  • Dementia
  • Substance abuse/misuse problems
  • A sudden onset of mental or physical deterioration of an unexplained origin
  • Multiple health or mental health problems that require careful investigation
  • Behaviours or needs that exceed the abilities of the primary caregivers or care facility
  • Mental health issues that have been complicated by age

Address / Contact Info

Northern Health 2nd Floor
3793 Alfred Ave. Smithers, BCV0J 2N0

Phone Numbers

Phone : (250) 847-6405
24 Hour Crisis Line : 1-888-562-1214
Fax : (250) 847-5993

Service Details

Geographic areas served: Smithers
Languages spoken: English

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This program was last updated on 10 Jul 2018.