The Community Treatment Order Services is funded by the LHIN 12 and sponsored by the Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre. The area served is North Simcoe Muskoka.
RVH Fax Number: 705-721-9382 Waypoint Centre Fax Number: 705-549-1447
The main office is located at 201 Georgian Drive, Barrie.The satellite office is situated at Waypoint Centre in Penetanguishene.
A Community Treatment Order is a comprehensive plan of community- based treatment or care and supervision that is less restrictive then being detained in a psychiatric facility. It is intended for individuals who are diagnosed with a serious mental illness and have had lengthy or repeated admissions to hospital. A Community Treatment Order can only be issued by a physician, and if specific criteria are met.
• Assess a person’s suitability for a Community Treatment Order
• Assist physicians with the implementation of a Community Treatment Order
• Provide education and information sessions about Community Treatment Order ’s and related legislation
• Provide information to consumers, family members and other health professional• To collect aggregate data for the purpose of service evaluation and outcome measures