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Care of the Elderly

Care of the Elderly

The Care of the Elderly Program provides bilingual services to seniors who have had a recent decline in their ability to manage daily living activities. These services are designed to restore an attainable level of health and independence in daily living for the patients.

Our Care of the Elderly Program includes:

Care of the Elderly is provided at Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital.


For More Information Contact:

Admissions Coordinator
Élisabeth Bruyère Hospital
43 Bruyère Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 5C8
Tel.: 613-562-6262

The John and Jennifer Ruddy Geriatric Day Hospital

The John and Jennifer Ruddy Geriatric Day Hospital is a bilingual interprofessional outpatient geriatric rehabilitation program that aims to optimize the health and quality of life of seniors in our community.

Bruyère Memory Program

Bruyère Memory Program is Eastern Ontario’s only dedicated medical clinic specializing in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of cognitive impairment, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Geriatric Rehabilitation

Our inpatient hospital and outpatient Geriatric Day Hospital programs help patients to optimize their functional abilities so they can continue to live their lives in the community and prevent further visits to acute care hospitals.

Over the year we see over 500 patients and more than 85% of our patients return to the community following completion of their program at Bruyère.

Our rehabilitation programs run with the support of a variety professionals including physicians, researchers, nurses, social workers, dieticians, physiotherapists, and speech pathologists.

Geriatric Assessment Outreach Team

The Geriatric Assessment Outreach Team based at Saint-Vincent Hospital provides comprehensive multidimensional screening assessments for seniors with complex needs, in their own homes. This interdisciplinary team of professionals serves as a primary point of access for community referrals to the Regional Geriatric Assessment Program, a network of specialized geriatric services designed to avoid or reduce preventable losses of health and independence associated with aging.