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Geriatrics


Acute Care for Elderly (ACE)


The Interprofessional Care Team in the ACE unit provides patients over 65 years old comprehensive senior care. We treat medical illnesses, help maintain functional ability, and help prevent any loss of physical and cognitive abilities. Our focus on keeping patients mobile is also an important part of our care to support patients’ ability to be both physically and mentally active. We help to achieve the goals and action plans that we create with each of our patients.



Referral by an emergency room physician is required.
Located on the 12th floor east, use the Central elevators.
416 242 1000 ext. 41250


Healthy Living Clinic


Patients are referred to healthy living clinic for assessment of a variety of concerns such as:

  • Recent changes in physical, mental or functional abilities; falls, impaired mobility, dementia, delirium, change in mood, decreased ability for self-care;
  • Major changes in support needs, caregiver stress, institutional placement being considered; and
  • Safety concerns – physical, psychological, social, and environmental; or a sudden increase in the use of health care services over the last 6 months.


Referral by a physician is required. 
OTN (Telemedicine) Referrals are accepted.
Located on the 1st floor, at Portal C of the Portals of Care on the south side of the building. The West Parkade is the closest parking lot.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
416-242-1000 Ext: 21800 

 

Falls Prevention Program 

 

Humber River Hospital has designed an evidence-based Falls Prevention Program to improve senior’s safety. In this program, seniors will participate in:

  • A consultation with a geriatrician as well as, a physiotherapy assessment
  • A group exercise program, with the goal to improve overall strength, balance and walking ability.
  • A class component that informs seniors about strategies to improve safety at home.
  • A customized home exercise program
  • Seniors will also receive suggestions for resources to connect with in the community.

 


Referral by a physician is required. 
Located on the 1st floor, at Portal C of the Portals of Care on the south side of the building. The West Parkade is the closest parking lot.
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday to Friday
416-242-1000 Ext: 21800
Falls Pamphlet
Referral Form

 

Related Forms:

Healthy Living Clinic Referral Form
Geriatric Outreach Referral Form

Patient Care Reinvented.