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Geriatric Mental Health Case Management

Cota’s Geriatric Mental Health (GMH) Case Management service provides individualized support to clients living with age-related dementia, and clients over age 65 living with a serious mental illness. This service is available in Etobicoke, North York, Scarborough and downtown Toronto.

Services Offered

Our GMH Case Management services are committed to being flexible and responsive to the unique needs and desires of each client. The supports offered via GMH Case Management typically include:

  •     Comprehensive in-home safety assessments
  •     Regular safety checks/monitoring
  •     Collaborative development of a personalized safety plan
  •     Collaborative development and implementation of an individualized goal plan
  •     Assistance to achieve/maintain optimum health and wellness
  •     Direct support in the areas of:
    • education about the nature of dementia, mental illness and/or emotional difficulties
    • support and education to care givers and the person’s support network as appropriate
    • development of personal support networks, including the establishment of a substitute decision maker where appropriate
    • maintenance of self-management strategies and general life skills
    • encouragement, emotional support and motivation
    • referring to and accessing other desired/needed community and primary health care services

Services Available To

Individuals of any age with a diagnosis of dementia and individuals over the age of 65 with a serious mental illness.


Cota’s GMH Case Management services are available to people living in Etobicoke, Scarborough, North York and downtown Toronto.

Make a Referral

Any caregiver, professional or client can make a referral for Cota GMH Case Management Services.

Please apply to Cota’s GMH Case Management services by contacting Client Services at 416-785-9230.

This program is funded by the Central Local Health Integration Network and the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network.

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