Geriatric Central Access

Alberta Health Services - Edmonton Zone


Description
This central access referral service provides a single point of entry for older adults who require a comprehensive geriatric assessment.

Provides a referral service for clinicians who need to refer people to a geriatric clinic for issues such as:

  • mobility (moving around inside and outside their homes)
  • falls risk
  • medication
  • incontinence (controlling urination and bowel movements)
  • cognitive decline (thinking and remembering)

This service schedules patients into the following clinics:

  • Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital Geriatric Assessment Clinic
  • University Hospital Seniors Health Clinic
  • Grey Nuns Community Hospital Geriatric Outpatient Clinic
  • Misericordia Community Hospital Seniors Clinic
  • Strathcona Community Hospital
  • Good Samaritan Seniors Clinic

Key Provider: geriatricians, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
Yes, Service targeted to: - Adults over 65 with complex medical issues - Frail older adults who need a full assessment and consultation with health professionals - Must be living in the community (private home, lodge or group home)
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.


Telephone
780-401-2665 (BOOK) (Central Access)
Fax
780-735-3553 (Fax Referral)
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No


Fee Reduction: N/A
Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: N/A -
Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
April 14, 2023
Location
Edmonton
Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 06:00 PM