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Contact Information
Office Phone 519-646-6100 ext 44028
Fax 519-685-4020
E-Mail sgs@sjhc.london.on.ca
Website www.sjhc.london.on.ca/specializedgeriatrics
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Inpatient clinical consultation, assessment, treatment, education, research and evaluation

Acute Care of the Elderly Unit - 14-bed acute care unit for patients requiring investigation and short term management of complex health issues

Consultation Liaison Team - Integrated medical and psychiatric consultation, liaison and ongoing follow-up for referred older adult inpatients in acute care settings

Geriatric Emergency Management - Program to keep older adult patients out of the hospital * advanced practice nurse provides assessment and clinical consultation for older people with complex health issues in the emergency room * GEM nurse also focuses on education with emergency room staff, patients and families

Geriatric Psychiatry Program - Program for older adult clients with late on-set mental illness or severe behavioural disturbances

Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit - 30-bed inpatient rehabilitation for clients with multi-factorial health problems (medical, functional, psychological, social) * length of stay approximately 4-6 weeks

Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Unit - Inpatient program for those with complex musculoskeletal problems needing intensive and comprehensive rehabilitation services
Hours Intake: Mon-Fri 8am-4pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Bruce County ; Chatham-Kent ; Elgin County ; Essex County ; Grey County ; Haldimand County ; Huron County ; Lambton County ; Middlesex County ; Norfolk County ; Oxford County ; Perth County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Boundaries Southwestern Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
 
Older adult aged 65 and older, and people with disabilities, who need physical, social, or emotional supports * for rehabilitation programs must meet South West Local Health Integration Network criteria
Application Referrals may be initiated by health care providers, older adults, or family members/informal caregivers * referrals by a doctor must be made through the centralized intake and triage * for rehabilitation programs medical referral required and access coordinated through the South West Local Health Integration Network
Languages English
Fees some transportation costs
Agency Information
Established 1894
Funding Provincial - OHIP ; Provincial - SWLHIN
Site Information
Site Location London (South)
Located In Community London
Address & Map
550 Wellington Rd
London, ON N6C 0A7
Intersection Wellington Rd and Commissioners Rd E
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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