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Is there a psychiatrist in the house? Home-based collaborative care for the frail elderly


  • Webinar: Live web broadcast






This presentation will discuss key components of a new initiative in home-based collaborative mental health care for the frail elderly in Toronto and across Canada.



By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:
  • discuss key components of a new initiative in home based collaborative mental health care for  the frail elderly in Ontario and across Canada
  • articulate the benefits of tele-mental health services in the care of the frail elderly for patients, providers and the healthcare system
  • discuss the evidence base of home-based care for the frail elderly.



This series is for all health care professionals, allied health care workers and caregivers working with older adults.




Sarah Colman MD, FRCPC, is a geriatric psychiatrist at CAMH. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and is the Undergraduate Co-ordinator for the Division of Geriatric Psychiatry. 



Petal Abdool MD, FRCPC, is a Geriatric Psychiatrist and the Medical Head of the Geriatric Psychiatry Outpatient Program at CAMH. She also works as a Consultation-Liaison Psychiatrist at Providence Healthcare. She is the Undergraduate Education Co-ordinator of the Geriatric Psychiatry Division and a Clinical Lecturer at the University of Toronto.


The continuing education program indicated has been designated as  U of T Accredited  and awarded with the following types of accreditation​

  • The College of Family Physicians of Canada –  1.5 Mainpro+ credits
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada –  1.5 Section 1 hours 



For further information on the webinar series:

Sandra Bennett: or
Tel: 416-535-8501 ext. 36732​
CAMH Switchboard 416-535-8501
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