Outpatient Clinics

The outpatient clinics of the CSSS-IUGS offer a variety of specialized consultation services which respond to the specific needs of users.

  • Overview of our clinics and clientele
      • Specialized geriatric clinic

      The objective of the specialized geriatric clinic is to assess problems which are specific to seniors such as loss of autonomy, falls, complex medical problems, and so on. Following the assessment, the geriatrician refers or directs the person to the appropriate resource.

      Persons aged 65 and older and adults (18 and older) living in Estrie who suffer from an age-related problem may be referred by a partner of the health and social services network.

      • Memory clinic

      All adults aged 18 and older living in Estrie who suffer from cognitive problems may be referred by a partner of the health and social services network for an assessment. An interdisciplinary team composed of a geriatrician, a nurse, a neuropsychologist, a orthophonist, an occupational therapist and a social work will assess the condition of the adult. Once the evaluation has been completed, the family physician will receive a follow-up.

      • Dermatology clinic

      Persons aged 60 and older living in Estrie who suffer from skin problems may be referred by a partner of the health and social services network for assessment.

      • Physical therapy clinic

      Seniors who suffer from bone, muscle or articulation problems may be referred by a partner of the health and social services network for assessment.

      • Urinary incontinence clinic

      Seniors aged 60 and older living in Estrie who suffer from urinary dysfunction (prolapse of the bladder, incontinence, etc.) may be referred by a partner of the health and social services network for assessment by a team composed of a physician, a nurse and a physiotherapist.

      • Ophthalmology clinic

      Seniors suffering from vision problems may be referred by a partner of the health and social services network for assessment.

      • Deafness-vertigo clinic

      Persons aged 60 and older living in Estrie who suffer from ear problems (deafness, vertigo, dizziness, etc.) may be referred by a partner of the health and social services network for assessment.

  • Services offered
      • Health assessments
      • Diagnostic services (medical or psychosocial)
      • Information about the specific problem of the user for him, his relatives and his caregivers
      • Proposal of a treatment plan
      • Follow-up
  • How to access these services
    • The CSSS-IUGS ambulatory geriatric clinics can only be accessed with a medical referral (your physician must complete a medical consultation with one of our specialists).

      Outpatient clinics are located at Argyll Hospital and Residential Centre
      375 Argyll Street, Sherbrooke, QC J1J 3H5