Services for Seniors & Caregivers 2020-01-14T18:43:16+00:00

I provide counselling and case management services to seniors and their caregivers, living in the community or care facility, who have mental health, addiction, behavioral and social issues, or who are at risk of developing these.

Counselling is available to address the following concerns:

  • Caregiver issues
  • Stress
  • Education and support on the management of responsive behaviours associated¬†with dementia
  • Anxiety and/or depression
  • Other mental or emotional concerns
  • Misusing alcohol or other drugs
  • Self medicating
  • Social isolation & loneliness
  • Multiple losses
  • Death of a loved one
  • Moving
  • Transition to a retirement home or long term care facility
  • Retirement planning
  • Power of Attorney and Substitute Decision Maker
  • Relationships with adult children and spouse
  • Difficulties with an adult child
  • Illness & disability
  • Intimacy with partner
  • Abuse and neglect

Geriatic Case Management may include:

  • A Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment and the creation of a care plan
  • Development and implementation of an individualized goal plan and assistance with meeting goals.
  • Collaboration with other health care providers and support network
  • Education to senior and caregivers about the nature and management of mental illness, addictions, behavioral, social and emotional difficulties
  • Referral and assistance in connecting community support and primary health care services
  • Education, counselling and support to caregivers, substitute decision maker or support network
  • Education and support on the management of responsive behaviours associated with dementia