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Outpatient Rehab

The PRHC Outpatient Rehabilitation teams are multidisciplinary. The disciplines involved vary for each service. Together, the team members work to provide assessment, consultation, treatment and education to patients requiring assistance in regaining optimal function following an illness or injury. A physician referral is required to access these services.

 

Amputee Rehabilitation

The Amputee outpatient rehabilitation program includes learning how to safely move with a prosthesis, education related to care of the prosthesis and care of your body after an amputation.  It is offered four mornings per week, Tuesday through Friday. The focus of the program is not only for new amputees but also for amputees of any level looking to improve their walking, strength, endurance or balance.

The program team consists of Physiotherapist, Nurse, Prosthetist and Physiatrist. There is consultation with other health care professionals as required.

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Cardiac Rehabilitation  

The Cardiac Rehabilitation Program is an interdisciplinary behavior change, self-management program provided to patients who have had a cardiovascular event or procedure. Focus of the program is to provide support and education of lifestyle management as it relates to cardiac health and wellness.  Referrals for this program primarily come from local Cardiologists, but also from family physicians and nurse practitioners.  Patients attend the program once per week for 26 visits (6 months).  Weekly visits provide education on a variety of heart healthy topics, goal setting and individualized exercise prescription.  A more detailed educational program from an interdisciplinary team is also provided each month which include sessions on heart physiology, cardiovascular risk factors, cardiac tests and procedures, cardiac medications, stress management, nutrition, smoking cessation and advance care planning.

The team includes Kinesiologists, Nurses, and Rehab Assistants. Consultation with Dietitians, Pharmacists and social work may occur throughout the program

Click here for Cardiac Rehab referral form

Hand Therapy

Hand Therapy program provides rehabilitation for patients with hand and wrist problems following a hand injury, surgery or a procedure that affects hand function. Hand Therapists provide assessment and therapeutic interventions to prevent dysfunction, restore function and help reverse or delay progression of pathology of the upper limb.  Education, therapeutic exercise, wound/scar care and custom splinting are all interventions used to help patients return to participation in everyday activities.

The team consists of Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists with consultation to plastic and orthopedic surgeons.

Click here for Hand and Neuro referral form

Pulmonary Rehabilitation 

Pulmonary Rehab is an interdisciplinary self-management education and exercise rehabilitation program. Patient referrals come primarily from treating Respirologists but can also be from a family physician or nurse practitioner.  Patients attend 2 times per week for 18 visits (9 weeks).  By the end of the program they have had a series of education sessions taught by an interdisciplinary group focusing on self-management of pulmonary disease and an individualized exercise program focusing on functional strengthening, cardiovascular exercise and breathing exercises.

The team members include Physiotherapist, Kinesiologist, Rehab Assistant, Registered Nurse, Dietitian and Respiratory Therapist.  Other disciplines that support the education component include Pharmacist, Registered Nurse specializing in advanced care planning and Community Home Oxygen suppliers.  The program is also supported by Volunteer Services.

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Neurological Rehabilitation

Patients attend the Neurological Rehabilitation program 1-2 times per week up to 12 weeks.  The program supports patients who have recently been in hospital due to the onset of a stroke and are now discharged back to the community. The goal of the program is to help the patients regain as much function and independence as possible. On discharge from the program they are encouraged to continue their home program and take part in community programs

The team consists of Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Speech Language Pathologist and Assistants. Consultation with Kinesiologists and Physiatrist as required.

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Contact

705-743-2121 x. 2219

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