Community Care provides office and assessment space to the GAIN Clinic for their appointments on Mondays each week in Peterborough.
“It’s a good fit with Community Care and allows us to see patients outside of a hospital setting,” said Stacey Moore, RN(EC)-Adult, Nurse Practitioner – GAIN. “It gives us a central spot to meet people in the community especially now with COVID restrictions for pre-booked appointments.”
What is the GAIN Clinic?
The Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Clinic, under the umbrella of Peterborough Regional Health Centre, is part of a network of coordinated healthcare services and provides clinical care and education to ensure the best care for frail older adults and their families.
The GAIN clinic also offers interventions to patients, including:
This inter-professional team of healthcare professionals works collaboratively with patients and families and their primary care providers to strengthen supports and capacity for older adults whose health concerns threaten their ability to live independently at home (including retirement residences).
The GAIN teams includes:
The GAIN Clinic accepts referrals from any source, including nurse practitioners, physicians, and patients and families directly.
For more information about accessing the GAIN team programs, please call (705)876-5021 or visit https://www.prhc.on.ca/healthcare-services/seniors-care/geriatric-assessment-intervention-network/