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Programs & Services


Geriatric Mental Health Consulting Service - Transitions Team

The Geriatric Mental Health Consulting Service - Transitions Team provides comprehensive mental health assessment and psychiatry consultation to clients over the age of 65 in subacute, Carewest Transitional Units.

These transitional units were developed to support clients from acute care in their rehabilitation prior to their discharge to the most appropriate living situation.

This includes:

  • Carewest Sarcee - Regional Community Transition Program (RCTP)
  • Carewest Fanning - Neuro-rehab units
  • Carewest GlenmoreMusculoskeletal Rehab unit/enhanced care unit (medically complex)

Types of services delivered:

  • mental health assessment and consultation
  • psychiatry consultation (includes medication review/capacity assessment)
  • support in discharge planning

Length of invovlement is typically while the client is admitted to the Transitional Units.

Contact Details

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

Location Info
Main Geriatric Mental Health Office 6th Floor
Address
1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7
Telephone
(403) 955-6155
Fax
(403) 955-6169
Accessibility

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Patient pay parking.

Parking map

24 hour under ground parking (Kiosk).

On major bus route.

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Access
Service Providers May Include
registered nurses (RNs), registered psychiatric nurses, psychiatrists
Eligibility

Service targeted to:

  • 65 years of age and older, presenting with mental health concerns
  • client is admitted to one of the Carewest subacute Transitional Units
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Partners

Partners/affiliations

Geriatric Mental Health

Also Known As
Other
GMHCS - Transitions Team