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Geriatric Evaluation and Management (GEM) Services

Geriatric Evaluation & Management (GEM) Services sees patients age 65 years and older through a variety of different program initiatives. Comprehensive geriatric assessment includes assessment and treatment of:

  • Complicated medical issues
  • Physical movement
  • Cognitive ability
  • Functional ability
  • The environment
  • Social supports
  • Mental health
  • Medication issues

Comprehensive geriatric assessment is done by an interdisciplinary team consisting of:

  • Physicians, Geriatrician, Psychiatrist
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nurses with geriatric training
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Pharmacist
  • Dietitian
  • Speech Language Pathologist

How do I get an assessment?

In order to get in to see us, a physician must send a consultation request to the Geriatric Services program office at Saskatoon City Hospital.

Last Modified: Monday, January 16, 2017 |
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