Ontario

Psychogeriatric Resource Program

Type of Service

Mental Health Awareness

Program Description

The Psychogeriatric Resource Program assists in the care of those individuals with complex care needs and responsive behaviours in Long Term Care Facilities and Community Support Agencies. This program consists of the Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants (PRC) and Outreach Personal Support Workers (OPSW). Services offered within this program are: consultation, education and staff training, care plan development, intervention strategies, integrating services, and developing best practice strategies in behaviour management. Training provided in P.I.E.C.E.S, U-First, Gentle Persuasive Approaches (GPA) in Dementia Care.

Access Information

This program provides support to long-term care facilities and community support organizations only. This program is not designed to provide education for families.

User Costs

User Cost No

Referral Contact Information

Phone 807-223-8841
Toll-Free 888-813-6503
Fax 807-223-8816
Website

Clients Served

Gender All
Age 55 and up
Catchment Municipalities: (Dryden; Kenora; Red Lake; Sioux Lookout)
Wheelchair Access Yes

Languages

English Interpretation Services

Hours

Friday 0800-1630
Monday 0800-1630
Thursday 0800-1630
Tuesday 0800-1630
Wednesday 0800-1630