Geriatric Assessment Clinic

The Kalyna Country Primary Care Network: Geriatric Assessment Clinic provides a specialized geriatric assessment by a multidisciplinary team for seniors who have chronic, complex health issues.   

The goal is to ensure local seniors enjoy optimal health and quality of life while remaining in the community for as long as possible. 

*A physician referral is required     

We accept referrals for the following conditions:  

  • Cognitive/Behavioral decline
  • Decreased function not related to specific medical conditions
  • Falls/Mobility issues
  • Incontinence 
  • Medication review
  • Capacity assessment 

Appointments at the Geriatric Clinic involve:  

  • Assessing patient health and dealing with any issues
  • Developing a treatment plan to help patients be healthy and independent
  • Discussing treatment plans with patients and their family/caregiver
  • Providing information regarding health promotion, disease, and injury prevention for the medically complex and those with chronic disease
  • Making contact with any required community services
  • Partnering with the family physician to manage ongoing care
  • A family member/friend must be in attendance at the appointment 

This service is currently offered at these PCN locations: Tofield, Vegreville, Vermilion, Viking, Hardisty, Killam