INTEGRATED PSYCHOGERIATRIC OUTREACH PROGRAM (IPOP)
Funded by Central LHIN since 2008, IPOP is currently available to residents of York Region. LOFT plans to expand this service to seniors living in the South Simcoe area of the LHIN and anticipates being able to see more clients overall.
IPOP provides comprehensive assessments, treatment planning and education support that assists seniors with mental health and/or dementia related issues to continue living independently in the community. By increasing access to appropriate care and community supports, it also reduces avoidable emergency department visits and admissions, which contribute to hospital overcrowding.
For over 30 years, LOFT has provided specialized, community-based support services to older adults, including seniors with complex challenges such as dementia, addiction, mental health and behavioural issues, making them an ideal IPOP provider.
Referrals to this program are accepted from medical doctors (general practitioners and specialists), health professionals/community agencies and through self-referral with general practitioners’ support and agreement.
Referrals can be submitted by contacting 905-955-2413 or by faxing referral forms to 1-844-834-4638