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Specialized Geriatric Services Inventory

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Community and Outreach Services

Case Management - Alzheimer's Disease and/or Dementia Conducting an assessment, planning, coordinating services and ongoing monitoring to meet the needs, goals and expected outcomes of seniors with Alzheimer's disease and/or dementia.
Case Management - Mental Health Conducting an assessment, planning, coordinating services and ongoing monitoring to meet the needs, goals and expected outcomes of seniors with mental health issues.
Elder Abuse Services Programs and services are aimed at preventing, identifying, investigating and/or mitigating the effects of elder abuse. Elder abuse includes any action or neglect that results in harm (e.g. physical, psychological, emotional, financial) to an elderly person.
Geriatric Mental Health Community Support Services Community based services to seniors with chronic mental health/substance abuse conditions, or seniors that experience mental health issues/substance abuse related to the aging process. Range of team-based treatments and supports include family and caregiver health promotion and education, assisting with accessing services, behaviour management services and follow-up/care coordination with the appropriate service providers until the client's condition is stabilized.
Geriatric Outreach Team Comprehensive geriatric assessments, referrals and linkages to community and health care resources carried out by an inter-professional team, within a person's home or various community settings.
Geriatric Psychiatry Outreach Team Comprehensive geriatric psychiatry assessments, treatment planning, education, referrals and linkages to community and health care resources carried out by an inter-professional team, within a person's home or various community settings.
Medication Management Consultation by a nurse or pharmacist to complete a comprehensive medication assessment with the client/caregiver by reviewing all medications in the home that a client is taking and resolving any discrepancies or medication related issues. The nurse/pharmacist with permission from the client/SDM will speak with their primary physician and community pharmacist to devise a medication plan and arrange any necessary follow-up services.
Sensory Impairment Support Services include assessment, intervention and/or support for seniors with visual, hearing or other communication impairments. The goal is to develop, maintain, or augment sensory capacity to promote maximum independence.