McMaster Childrens Hospital, Paediatric Eating Disorder Program
|CONTACT / REACH Information|
|CONTACT Headings||Counselling ; Health Services ; Mental Health ; Parent Support ; Treatment|
|Description & Services|
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|Description||The Paediatric Eating Disorder Team is a comprehensive interdisciplinary team consisting of Paediatricians, Social Workers, Psychologists, Registered Dietitian, Psychiatrist, Child-Life Specialist, Registered Nurses, and a Nurse Practitioner. The program provides outpatient assessments and treatment for eating disorders in children and adolescents up to the age of 17. Services offered include medical management, nutritional education and counseling and individual, family and group therapy. All referrals will be assessed for suitability. |
The program has 6 MOH eating disorder specialty beds for acute medical management.
Day Hospital provides intensive services for up to 4 patients utilizing a DBT model.
Central access to the program through Clinical Coordinator.
|Hours||Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm|
|Areas Served||Brant County ; Brantford ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) - Wentworth ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County|
|Eligibility||Ages: 17 year(s) and under |
Children, Youth, Boys, Girls, Children under the age of 17 with eating disorders. New patients must be under 17 at time of assessment to receive service or Adult Eating Disorder Program is recommended. All patients under 18 who require an inpatient admission will be triaged.
|Application||Physician referral * Physicians with urgent referrals are invited to contact the Clinical Coordinator directly by phone or after hours contact the Adolescent Medicine Physician on call through paging 905-521-5030|
|Location, Telephone & Internet|
|Address & Map|
1200 Main St W
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|Located In Community||Hamilton|
|Office Phone||905-521-2100 ext 73497|
|Mailing Address||c/o 3F Clinic |
PO Box 2000
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
|Primary Contact||Cheryl Webb, Clinical Coordinator; Phone: 905-521-2100 ext 73497; Fax: 905-521-2349; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Alternate Contact||Joyce Shrubb, Program Secretary; Phone: 905-521-2100 ext 73224|
|Service Categories||Eating Disorders ~ Pediatric Patients|
|Subjects||Children ; Counselling ; Eating disorders ; Health clinics ; Health education ; Health service facilities ; Health service professionals ; Health services|