Formerly known as Carea Community Health Centre

Integrated Clinical and Wellness Care

Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN)

Healthcare provider wearing a stethoscope, sitting and speaking to an elder woman

Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN)

The goal of the Geriatric Assessment and Intervention Network (GAIN) Community Team is to provide specialized geriatric care to support frail seniors (generally 75 years plus) living at home or in retirement residences, who have multiple complex medical and social problems including:

  • Cognitive impairment
  • Responsive behaviours
  • Decreased function
  • Falls or risk of falls
  • Impaired mobility
  • Incontinence and/or
  • Multiple medications

 

The GAIN Team at DCHC draws upon the expertise of our Nurse Practitioners, Occupational Therapist, Pharmacist, Dietitians, dedicated GAIN/Home & Community Care Services Coordinators,  and Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) clinician, working in collaboration with consulting Geriatricians and other specialists.

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