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Specialized Seniors Care Inpatient

Medicine Program

 

Specialized Seniors Care is an acute medicine unit. This 32 bed unit cares for patients over 65 years of age with presence of geriatric syndrome and acute illness. Our aim is to enhance or maintain the health status and quality of life of older adults who have complex medical issues.

Our healthcare team consists of physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, registered practical nurses, patient care assistants, behavioural support therapist, dietitians, pharmacists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, recreation therapists, elder life specialist, geriatrician, geriatric pysiologist, a discharge planner, social worker, a respiratory therapist, a speech language pathologist, unit clerks, and volunteers. Each member has a specific role to play to ensure seamless integration of care and together, they strive to provide exceptional care to each patient and family.

 

 Resources

 

See the links below for information on fall prevention programs and services for seniors.

 

Falls Prevention

North Simcoe Geriatric Services

Home and Community Care NSM LHIN

Alzheimer Society Canada

Health and Long-Term Care

Wendat211 United Way Centraide Canada  

Contacts

Specialized Seniors Care Inpatient Unit
705-728-9090 Ext. 47330

Manager: Julie Burns
Phone: 705-728-9090 Ext. 47303
Fax: 705-792-3323
Email: burnsju@rvh.on.ca

Urgent Geriatric Clinic
Location: RVH Medicine Treatment Clinic
Phone: 705-728-9090 Ext. 23300
Fax: 705-728-3039

                    

Location:
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie, ON L4M 6M2
Take the Atrium (Orange) Elevators to Level 3
and turn right.

 

 

In-centre Specialized seniors care services at RVH:

Click here to find information about RVH's Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP)