St Joseph's Care Group

Site: St Joseph's Hospital

Service: Geriatric Assessment and Rehabilitative Care

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Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Provides a low to medium intensity rehabilitation program to help older adults improve their abilities to live in their own homes with or without support 
  • Focuses on the clients medical, functional and cognitive needs in order to optimize their well-being 
  • Refers individuals to additional supports, such as a Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Registered Dietician, Speech Language Pathologist, or Spiritual Care Associate if needed 
  • Works with the North West Local Health Integration network (NWLHIN) to facilitate discharge back to the community with formal support services
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-4 pm
Areas Served Kenora District ; Rainy River District ; Thunder Bay District
Eligibility Ages: 65 year(s) and up 
Seniors who are experiencing complex health problems, including 
  • Multiple admissions to the hospital or multiple visits to the emergency department 
  • Cognitive changes 
  • Changes in health status or functional decline
Note: Individuals must be medically stable to participate in the program and have the cognitive capacity as well as potential stamina and endurance to participate in daily therapies
  • Physician referral required for clients admitted from acute care and/or the community 
  • If an individual doesn't have a family physician, referrals can be made by a walk-in clinic doctor, community health clinic, the local hospital, or the North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - As required
Fees None - Covered by Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP)
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Contact Information
Office Phone 807-343-4364
Primary Contact Lisa Petersen, Manager, Community Seniors' Health
Site Location North Ward
Located In Community Thunder Bay
Address 35 Algoma St N
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5G7
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Intersection Algoma St N and Camelot St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Funding Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care -- North West Local Health Integration Network (NWLHIN)