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Geriatric Psychiatry Community Services of Ottawa (GPCSO)

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Geriatric Psychiatry Community Services of Ottawa (GPCSO) is a fully bilingual geriatric psychiatry program. They work with the older adults living in their community to optimize their mental health and/or dementias with challenging behaviour.

Contact Info
  • Phone: (613) 562-9777
  • Website: https://www.gpcso.org/en/index.aspx#
  • Address: Geriatric Psychiatry Community Svc, 75 Bruyère St, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Hours of Operation
Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Verified Dementia-Inclusive Features

Accessibility
  • Accessible entrance, Accessible parking, Multilingual
Dementia-Inclusive Trained Staff
  • No
Contact Info

Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm

Description

The GPCSO maintains seniors in their home by managing psychiatric symptoms and challenging behaviours. The treatment team will implement treatment strategies to avoid unnecessary hospitalization and placement. Their interdisciplinary team includes: Geriatric psychiatrists, registered nurses, occupational therapists, social workers, psycho geriatric resource consultants. Services include: Intake and screening process, specialized client centered assessment, case management, diagnosis, care planning and treatment, counselling, education, and support available to the family and caregiver, behavior management and client advocacy. They also offer two support group therapy programs including Stress Reduction for Senior Caregivers Through Mindfulness and Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for Seniors with Depression and Anxiety Disorders.

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Last updated: 26-11-2020
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