Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Responsible for providing a variety of specialized community geriatric services 
  • Promotes issues surrounding geriatric mental health 
  • Provides community outreach and presentations
 
Program services include: 
  • Cognitive screening and assessment 
  • Geriatric counselling or therapy 
  • Care and treatment planning 
  • Follow up, referral and advocacy services 
  • In-home support and education to caregivers
 
Geriatric Psychiatry
 
Provides assessments and case consultations via videoconferencing with the Toronto Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care  

 
Psychogeriatric Resource Program
 
Provides education and support in long term care facilities to mental health clients and staff
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District
Eligibility Ages: 60 year(s) and up 
 
Individuals must have a diagnosis of mental illness, Alzheimer's Disease or a related dementia
Application Intake assessment required
Languages English
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-2347
Toll Free Phone 1-888-813-6503
Fax 807-274-3515
E-Mail cmha@cmhaff.ca
Website www.cmhaff.ca/district-mental-health-services-older-adults
Primary Contact Karen Fifield, Geriatric Mental Health Worker; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 212; Email: kfifield@cmhaff.ca
Alternate Contact Debra Widgren, Geriatric Mental Health Worker; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 211; Email: dwidgren@cmhaff.ca
Primary Executive Jolene Morrisseau, Geriatric Mental Health Lead, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 208; Email: jmorrisseau@cmhaff.ca
Alternate Executive Sandy Skirten, Director of Services, Fort Frances Branch; Phone: 807-274-2347 ext 220; Email: sskirten@cmhaff.ca
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 612 Portage Ave
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
 
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Intersection Portage Ave and Second St E
Mailing Address c/o Older Adults Program 
Box 446 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established Aug 2001
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care (MOHLTC) -- North West Local Health Intergration Network (NWLHIN)