The Organizational Structure, 1979
|Admission Wards||Patients are assessed to determine treatment needs, and referred to specialized unit.|
|Intermediate Care/Rehabilitation Unit||Patients not needing chronic care. Prepares patients for adjustment to community life.|
|Chronic Care Unit||For patients needing long-term hospital-based treatment and therapy.|
|Alcohol Unit||A twenty-eight day program involving primary diagnosis of alcoholism, individual, group and family therapy.|
|Self-Care Unit||For patients well enough to care for themselves, but needing hospital to prevent relapse.|
|Social Orientation Unit||For the mentally handicapped who suffer from emotional disturbance.|
|Special Observation Unit||A security ward for patients requiring close supervision, observation and assessment. Patients on Lt. Governor’s warrant, violent behaviour, suicidal.|
|Psychogeriatrics Unit||For senior citizens who suffer from progressive forms of senility, difficult to care for in nursing homes.|
|Occupational Therapy||In-patient program for training various craft activities designed to assist patients to concentrate and cope with their problems.|
|Vocational and Recreational Therapy||Housed in the industrial trades building for in-patients and out-patients. Involves patients in limit production activities under contract with companies.|
|D.A.R.E||An expanded form of vocational therapy off campus, mainly for out-patients. Involves patients and out-patients.|
|Out-Patient and Community Services||Hospital follow-up activity for discharged patients living in community.|
Ontario Public Service Employees Union. The Closing of Lakeshore Psychiatric
Hospital: the Case for Reconsideration. Toronto, 1979.
Retrieved from the Archives for the History of Canadian Psychiatry and Mental Health Services, January 30, 2005.