Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care

Psychiatric Patient Advocate Office

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Record #: MID0397 Last Modified: 10 Nov 2013 Last Full Update: 17 Sep 2013
Location, Telephone & Internet
AddressToanche Bldg
500 Church St
Penetanguishene, ON L9M 1G3
 
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LocationPenetanguishene
Office Phone705-549-3181 Ext 2386
After Hours PhoneVoice mail
Fax705-549-3172
Websitewww.ppao.gov.on.ca
Contact Information
Primary ContactCathy DiFonte, Patient Advocate; Phone: ext 2385
Alternate ContactJulian Kusek, Patient Advocate; Phone: ext 2389
Alternate ExecutiveWade Stevenson, Patient Advisor; Phone: ext 2386
Description & Services
DescriptionAdvocates and Rights Advisors advise psychiatric patients of their rights and entitlements under the Mental Health Act; Health Care Consent Act; and Substitute Decisions Act and may intervene on the patient's behalf to resolve disputes or dissatisfaction concerning their care and treat.
HoursMon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
DatesYear round
Areas ServedCentral Ontario
EligibilityAny psychiatric in-patient at Waypoint Centre for Mental Health or an out-patient
ApplicationCall for information
FeesNone
LanguagesEnglish ; French ; Interpretive Services - On request
Other Details
AccessibilityFully Accessible
Established1982