Atikokan General Hospital

Site: Atikokan - Marks St

Service: Older Adult Program

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Description & Services
Description (Service) Offers services for older adults with a serious mental illness and their caregivers 
  • Provides assessment and screening tests to determine cognitive impairment 
  • Offers individual counselling 
  • Provides referrals to other supports including adult day programs, meal programs and housekeeping services 
  • Encourages social interaction and provides community activity calendars 
  • Monitors individuals weekly in their own home to check on their progress and safety 
  • Offers support and coping skill strategies to caregivers 
  • Provides access to a geriatric psychiatrist via tele-health through the District Mental Health Services for assessments, consultations and education 
  • Offers information about elder abuse
Addresses mental health issues including: 
  • Alzheimer's disease 
  • Anxiety disorders 
  • Clinical depression 
  • Early onset dementia 
  • Personality disorders 
  • Vascular dementia
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
Individuals with mental health issues
Application Requires booked appointments
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone Office: 807-597-2724  
Crisis Phone 1-866-888-8988
Fax 807-597-4679
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Primary Contact Cathy Barnard, Administrative Assistant; Email:
Primary Executive Patricia Dunnet, Psychogeriatric Mental Health Worker; Phone: 807-597-2724 ext 226
Alternate Executive Barb Kwasnicia, Manager; Phone: 807-597-2724 ext 222; Email:
Site Location Lower level Atikokan Medical Associates Clinic
Located In Community Atikokan
Address 123 Marks St
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
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Intersection Marks St and Main St
Mailing Address c/o Older Adults Program 
PO Box 1956 
Atikokan, ON P0T 1C0
Physical Access Fully Accessible ; Lift to lower level
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC)