Physician Referral

Ensure your patient is eligible for an appointment. Appointment at the Falls Prevention Clinic will include a thorough falls risk assessment and a consultation with a geriatrician.

Please note that the current waitlist is at least 6 months. Thank you for understanding.

Eligibility Criteria and Referral Process

Update September 2023: Please note the current waitlist for a new referral is at least 6 months.


Eligibility criteria:

  • Aged 65 and over
  • Has had at least 1 fall in the past 12 months
    • patients who have sustained a fall-related fracture are prioritized
  • Has not been diagnosed with a progressive neurological condition (e.g., Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, etc.)
  • Has reasonable cognitive function, and has not been diagnosed with dementia or Alzheimer’s Disease (MMSE score of 24 or higher)
  • Is ambulatory (with or without assistive device)
  • Has a life expectancy of >1 year
  • Can verbally communicate in English or has an interpreter


Referral process:

  • Step 1: Determine if your patient is eligible for the clinic (refer to eligibility criteria above)
  • Step 2: Fill out our referral form. Make sure all sections are completed. Please attach all relevant test results and reports (e.g., DEXA, blood work, bone scan, CT scan, X-rays, etc.), consult reports, and hospital discharge summaries
  • Step 3: Fax referral to 604-875-5129
  • Step 4: Our office will contact your patient directly to set up an appointment