Queensway Carleton Hospital has an Inpatient Geriatric Consult Team which includes two Geriatricians, a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Geriatrics, and a Registered Nurse in Geriatrics. The team provides comprehensive assessments to hospitalized geriatric patients who have and not limited to:

  • Cognitive Change
  • Delirium
  • Dementia
  • Functional Decline
  • Unsafe Mobility/Falls
  • Elimination Issues
  • Caregiver Support
  • Polypharmacy
  • Mood/Psychosocial issues
  • Frailty

The Inpatient Geriatric Consult Team will:

  • Conduct comprehensive geriatric assessments.
  • Provide recommendations for care planning.
  • Support and education to staff, patients, and families.
  • Clinical follow-up and reassessment.