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Schizophrenia Program

This out-patient program is designed to provide assessment and treatment planning for individuals living with schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder.

The Schizophrenia Program includes individual, group and family education, as well as medicine administration and monitoring.

Admission Criteria

  • Clients 18 years or older with a diagnosis of Schizophrenia or Schizoaffective disorder.
  • Clients referred with other psychotic disorders will be considered on a case by case basis.
  • Clients with the above diagnosis requiring depot medication or clozapine administration, medication monitoring, or supportive counseling/education.
  • Be referred by a psychiatrist or general practitioner. However there must be a psychiatrist connected to the clinic who is willing to accept and follow the client for the length of time the client is to be in the clinic.
  • Priority is given to clients being referred from SRHC Inpatient Psychiatry Unit

This Program is Not Suitable For:

Clients will not be admitted into the program if they are in acute crisis or are felt to impose significant danger to themselves or others.


Referral Information

Clients referred must have a Psychiatrist with admitting privileges at Southlake Regional Health Centre and/or have affiliation with the clinic.

Each referral must be accompanied by a completed Adult Out-patient Referral Form. History Note, Physician Order Sheet (including medication orders and an order to admit) and prescription if applicable.

Click here to download the Adult Outpatient Referral Form, or call the Schizophrenia Clinic at 905-895-4521, ext. 2310, to request a form. Referral forms must be accompanied by written history. If the clinic will be administering depot medications, or Clozapine, please provide CSAN number, medication orders, prescriptions, and funding information.

 


Southlake Regional Health Centre
596 Davis Drive, Newmarket, Ontario   L3Y 2P9
Tel: 905-895-4521   |   TTY: 905-952-3062
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