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The Spasticity Clinic offers comprehensive interdisciplinary evaluation and treatment for clients who have difficulty with spasticity. A physician, nurse. occupational therapist, and physiotherapist comprise the team of experts who assess each client and provide...Read More
The Passport to Preparedness is a clear, portable reference and action guide to preparing for H1N1. It helped staff to respond to a situation of general uncertainty and rapidly evolving information. The passports clearly communicated to staff what they needed to know...Read More
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital has implemented a fully electronic medical report and is committed to lead in the adoption of information technology. This commitment has brought about key realized patient safety benefits and has allowed for the...Read More
The Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation Program at Toronto Rehab developed a successful and cost-effective model of care for hip fracture patients who have cognitive impairments, called Fractured Hip Rapid Assessment and Treatment (FHRAT). This inter-professional service...Read More
Toronto Rehab and Canadian Paraplegic Association (CPA) Ontario have partnered to develop and operate the SCI Resource Centre for current and past patients and families. This partnership links information and resources through a sustainable partnership model that...Read More
Low Tolerance Long Duration (LTLD) rehabilitation is provided for individuals impacted by neurological injury or illness or by a complicated medical illness, surgical procedure, or trauma. It involves a longer course of rehabilitation than traditional active...Read More
LIFEspan (Living Independently and Fully Engaged) is a partnership program between the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and Bloorview Kids Rehab to achieve a coordinated approach to transitioning young adult clients from pediatric to adult services, and address the...Read More
In January 2009, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute established a novel Balance, Mobility & Falls Clinic to accelerate research into everyday practice to enhance knowledge dissemination. A significant challenge faced by individuals after stroke is the capacity...Read More
Toronto Rehabilitation Institute has a formal wellness program with dedicated resources to ensure its sustainability. The program has resulted in increased participation in wellness initiatives, a reduction in employee absences, and better support for employees. In...Read More
Toronto Rehab has a comprehensive, evidenced-based falls prevention and management program called Stop Adverse Fall Events (SAFE). The program’s goal is to decrease the incidence of falls and standardize the approach to falls prevention and management across the...Read More
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