North Shore Community Support Services

Site: North Shore Community Support Services

Service: Seniors' Mental Health Community Consultation Service

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides mental health assessment, diagnosis, treatment recommendations, limited follow-up and referrals  
  • Collaborates with health care agencies and care-givers to provide advocacy for patients and their families 
  • Provides consultation and education to community agencies and other health professionals 
  • Prevents hospitalization when possible 
  • Facilitates rehabilitation and reintegration when hospitalization is necessary 
  • Provides consultation as part of the Seniors' Mental Health Program of the North Bay Regional Health Centre
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-6 pm
Areas Served Elliot Lake ; Thessalon ; Webbwood ; East Algoma
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
 
  • Must be medically stable 
  • Must reside within the catchment area of Elliot Lake and Thessalon to Webbwood
 
Must be a senior citizen with one or more of the following: 
  • Mental health problems/illness complicated by age-related medical illness and/or functional needs 
  • Severe mental illness and require complex care (e.g. residence in a Long-Term Care Facility and/or have functional limitations) 
  • Behavioural problems associated with dementia and/or other mental illness 
  • Severe, late on-set mental illness
 
NOTE:Persons under the age of 65, who have an age-related illness are eligible
Application Medical referral required
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-848-2879
Fax 705-848-3752
E-Mail nscss@nscss.com
Website www.nscss.com
Primary Contact Letty Dagoy-Desbiens, Administrative Assistant; Email: letty@nscss.com
Primary Executive Anke Lansky-Johnson, Executive Director; Email: anke@nscss.com
Located In Community Elliot Lake
Address 1 Newfoundland Walk
Elliot Lake, ON P5A 1Z5
 
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Intersection Newfoundland Walk and Ontario Ave
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Established 1995
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North East Local Health Integration Network (NELHIN)
Elections Jun