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For ages 18-65

The Outpatient Complex Psychosis and Consultation Service at Ontario Shores consists of an interprofessional team that provides flexible service tailored to the individual needs of a person. As a natural extension of the specialty inpatient service we offer a range of expert services that include:

Services include:

For ages 18+

The Forensic Assessment Unit (FAU) is a 22-bed unit at Ontario Shores for patients referred by the court system who require a secure setting. An interprofessional healthcare team provides assessment of criminal responsibility and court-ordered treatment to determine if individuals are fit to stand trial.

Services include:

  • Psychiatric assessment to assist the consideration of Ontario courts and in treatment planning
  • Psychosocial assessment 
  • Psychological assessment
  • Family assessment

For ages 18+

The Forensic Psychiatric Rehabilitation Unit (FPRU) is a 26-bed unit at Ontario Shores for patients, with or without Disposition Orders from the Ontario Review Board (ORB) who require a secure setting. Members of an interprofessional healthcare team provide recovery-focused treatment, and work with patients to develop and implement individual care plans. The team provides support and assistance in a safe and therapeutic environment as patients move towards a less restrictive environment and ultimately return to the community.

For ages 65 +

The Geriatric Psychiatry Unit is a 25-bed inpatient unit at Ontario Shores that provides specialized services to meet the complex mental health needs of seniors with serious mental illness including individuals who are resistant to treatment. An interprofessional healthcare team provides a range of psychogeriatric resources to address the assessment, diagnostic, treatment and transitional care needs of seniors with complex mental health challenges.

For ages 65+

The Geriatric Mental Health Clinic is for seniors aged 65 and older with a psychiatric concern that is either treatment resistant or complex in nature presenting with one or more of the following: behavioural changes, mood changes, anxiety or psychotic symptoms. 

Services we offer include: 

For ages 12-18

In partnership with our patients, Ontario Shores provides specialized recovery focused services. The Adolescent Inpatient Unit is a provincial, tertiary care unit for young people aged 12-18.  Referrals are preferred from inpatient adolescent/pediatric mental health units. Individuals are offered a period of assessment, medication stabilization and/or evidence informed individual or group psychotherapeutic treatments focusing on symptom management and improvement of function.

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