Hamilton Health Sciences

Site: Hamilton - Main St W

Service: McMaster Childrens Hospital - Paediatric Eating Disorder Program

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Record #: SIM2050 Last Full Update: 07 Mar 2014
Location, Telephone & Internet
Office Phone905-521-2100 ext 73497
Fax905-521-2349 
Located In CommunityHamilton
Address & Map
1200 Main St W
Hamilton, ON
 
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Contact Information
Primary ContactCheryl Webb, Clinical Coordinator; Phone: 905-521-2100 ext 73497; Fax: 905-521-2349; Email: webbc@hhsc.ca
Alternate ContactJoyce Shrubb, Program Secretary; Phone: 905-521-2100 ext 73224
Mailing Addressc/o 3F Clinic 
PO Box 2000 
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Description & Services
DescriptionThe 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.
HoursMon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
DatesAll year
Areas ServedBrant County ; Brantford ; Burlington ; Haldimand County ; Hamilton (City of) - Wentworth ; Niagara Region ; Norfolk County
EligibilityAges: 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.
ApplicationPhysician 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
LanguagesEnglish
FeesNone
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Subjects
SubjectsChildren ; Counselling ; Eating disorders ; Health clinics ; Health education ; Health service facilities ; Health service professionals ; Health services