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The Older Adult Mental Health Program at qathet General Hospital provides specialized services for older adults. Services are for those who have recently developed a mental health problem such as depression or bipolar illness, have a high-risk behaviours related to advancing dementia or have medical problems related to aging that complicate the treatment of a mental illness.
How to access
Adults aged 65 and over who have developed a mental health problem, or behavioural issues related to advancing dementia, or have medical problems related to aging that complicate the treatment of a mental illness.
Hours of operation
- Monday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- Tuesday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- Wednesday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- Friday: 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
Parking & Transportation
Free parking is available.
Getting here by ferry
qathet General Hospital is two ferry rides away from the City of Vancouver.
Take the Langdale ferry from the Horseshoe Bay Terminal. Ferry schedules can be found at: http://bcferries.com. Drive up the Sunshine Coast along Hwy 101 from Langdale to Earl's Cove. Take the Saltery Bay ferry from Earl's Cove.
From the Saltery Bay ferry terminal, travel along Hwy 101 for approximately 20 km until you reach a "Welcome to Powell River" sign. Continue inside the city limits until you reach a street with a right-hand lane and a store/gas station called Pacific Point Market. At the corner on your right, turn right. You are now on Joyce Avenue. Follow Joyce Avenue through four sets of stoplights. Approximately 1 km past the fourth light, you will approach the hospital on the right.
Getting here by air
Contact Pacific Coastal Airlines by e-mail at www.pacific-coastal.com or by telephone at 1-800-663-2872 for schedules of flights from Vancouver.
More about the service at this location
- specialized assessment and consultation
- treatment/case management
We can be found in Mental Health Teams across Vancouver, but most people are seen in their own homes.
qathet General Hospital
qathet General Hospital (formerly Powell River General Hospital) is a 33-bed facility providing services that include surgery, endoscopy, ICU, obstetrics, in-patient psychiatry, oncology, emergency and diagnostic services.