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<div class="ExternalClass917EB44F160E4C2684A509E0F98443DB"><p>This clinic provides assessment by a geriatric medicine specialist of frail older adults with complex medical, psychiatric, social and functional issues.<br></p><p>Common reasons for referral include:</p><ul><li><p>Cognitive impairment          <br></p></li><li><p>Multiple medical comorbidities and frailty<br></p></li><li><p>Functional decline (ADLS, IADLS concerns)<br></p></li><li><p>Pre-operative assessment<br></p></li><li><p>Mobility concerns, falls assessment<br></p></li><li><p>Delirium<br></p></li><li><p>Medication review/polypharmacy<br></p></li><li><p>Behaviour/mood concerns<br></p></li><li><p>Movement disorders (Parkinsonism, etc.)<br></p></li><li><p>Syncope, fainting<br></p></li><li><p>Living at risk/failure to thrive<br></p></li><li><p>Competency assessment</p></li></ul> </div>2775 Laurel Street(604) 875-5696<div class="ExternalClassC9C0F80E542940619B9DA7BBA09B04B4">Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. </div>(604) 875-5312V5Z 1M9BC<div class="ExternalClassD5DE94AE8D794808870704BAAD75E8D8"><div><p>There is pay parking available at our two visitor lots located on the VGH campus:<br></p><ul><li><p>Multi-level parkade at the corner of West 12th Avenue and Laurel Street, across from the main entrance of the Jim Pattison Pavilion.</p></li><li><p>The Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre parking lot is located off of Laurel Street between West 12th and West 13th Avenue.</p></li></ul><p>There is a wheelchair-accessible overpass from the VGH parkade at Level 4 and a crosswalk at Level 2.<br></p><p><a href="http://www.vch.ca/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-1376" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="http://www.vch.ca/_catalogs/masterpage/custom/images/pdf.jpg" alt=" " style="border-style:initial;margin-top:5px;margin-bottom:5px;box-sizing:border-box;max-width:100%;width:auto;" />Download parking rates for VCH facilities</a><br></p></div></div>49.261199,-123.12606590000001<div class="ExternalClassB7B93FA0DD0A4C24BB94087F09723605"><div>Download the<a href="/_layouts/15/DocIdRedir.aspx?ID=VCHCA-1797567310-739" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" data-pin-nopin="true" alt="" />Geriatric clinic referral form</a>.</div></div><div class="ExternalClass91DA5EDB874B45C3B4046A55580B7BA0"><h3></h3><div><span style="color:#000000;font-family:verdana, tahoma, verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">Complex medical or functional needs. </span><br></div><div><span style="color:#000000;font-family:verdana, tahoma, verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"></span><span style="color:#000000;font-family:verdana, tahoma, verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;">Age: Seniors</span></div></div>7th floorVancouver General Hospital - Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre

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