Geriatric Mental Health Unit
Care is designed to meet the needs of patients who may be frail, have multiple medical conditions, and different behavioural support needs.
Location: Brampton Civic Hospital, 1st floor (entrance ‘A’, north building)
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 56484
Acute Care of Elders (ACE) unit
The nursing staff on this unit have special training in caring for elderly patients.
Location: Brampton Civic Hospital, 3rd floor (entrance ‘B’, SUN elevator to the 3rd floor).
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 56448
Short-Term Assess and Restore (STAR) unit
This inpatient unit is designed for patients over 60 years of age who have had an acute hospital stay and need a short but intensive therapy program to help increase their strength and mobility before they are discharged. The care team includes experts in geriatric care.
Location: Brampton Civic Hospital, 3rd floor (entrance ‘B’, SUN elevator to the 3rd floor)
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 58305 or 58304
Each of the Emergency Department teams includes Geriatric Emergency Management (GEM) Nurses. Their job is to help assess seniors who may need extra care and support when they go home so that they can avoid repeat visits to the Emergency Department.
Locations: Brampton Civic Hospital and Etobicoke General Hospital