Seniors' Services

Seniors' Care

We want to make it easier for seniors to get the health services they need – both at the hospital and in the community. That’s why Osler partners with the Central West LHIN, the Regional Geriatric Program of Toronto, local nursing homes, community agencies and family physicians to provide care and support services for seniors.  Together we can do so much more.

We are proud to carry the NICHE designation as a sign of our resolve to provide care targeted at older adults. NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders) is the only national designation indicating a hospital's commitment to elder care excellence.

Through our participation in the NICHE program - the largest geriatric nursing program  in North America - we are able to offer care that is informed and tested by a large network of hospitals. 

Emergency Services

Emergency Departments

Each of the Emergency Department teams includes geriatric emergency management (GEM) Nurses. They 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.
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Brampton Civic

2100 Bovaird Drive East, Brampton
Tel: (905) 494-6789  (Direct Line)

Etobicoke General

101 Humber College Blvd, Etobicoke
Tel: (416) 747-3528 (Direct Line)

Inpatient Services

Geriatric Mental Health Unit

Care is designed to meet the needs of patients who may be frail, have multiple medical conditions, and specific behavioural support needs.
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Brampton Civic
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 56484

An Acute Care of Elders (ACE) Unit

Unit staff have special training in caring for elderly patients.
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Brampton Civic
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 56448

A Short-Term Assess and Restore (STAR) Unit

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 pre-discharge. The care team includes experts in geriatric care.
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Brampton Civic
Tel: 905-494-2120 ext. 58305 OR 58304

Outpatient Services

Nurse-Led Outreach Team

Nurse practitioners (NPs) at Osler partner with long-term care homes (LTCH) in the community to provide timely care to seniors and avoid unnecessary transfers to hospital.

Geriatric Outreach Team

A multidisciplinary team that specializes in caring for seniors living in the community.
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The team provides in-home non-urgent geriatric assessment to frail seniors who are unable to attend clinic visits. The assessment focuses on the senior’s functional, psychosocial, cognitive and physical health status. The team serves patients living in the Central West LHIN.

Information for referring partners

Tel: 905-863-2573

Seniors' Outpatient Clinics

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Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness

Tel: 905-863-2551

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