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Rehabilitation Streams
Stroke and Neuro Rehabilitation to aid in recovery from a nervous system injury. Select a Category
Outpatient Clinics
Rehabilitation to aid in recovery from a nervous system injury. Treatment helps return the person to meaningful roles in life by regaining and relearning skills for everyday living.
Speech-Language Pathology
Identification, evaluation, and treatment of acquired communication disorders such as difficulty understanding or producing speech and swallowing. (Includes aphasia)
Aphasia Support Group
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Stroke Support Group
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
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Cardiopulmonary Select a Category
Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation
A program for people with heart disease designed to reduce future heart risks. Often involves nutritional counseling, blood pressure management, weight, and diabetes management, exercise and counseling.
Cardiorespiratory Diagnostics
Diagnostic intervention to determine the condition of patient's heart and lungs. Includes lung function, exercise tolerance, echocardiogram, and Holter monitor test.
Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation
Services for people with respiratory disease such as COPD, cystic fibrosis aimed at improving the quality of life and supporting families. Often involves exercise and drug treatment.
Heart Health Education
Provides education to participants to make choices that may improve wellness or reduce risks of disease. May focus on specific diseases, managing symptoms and medications safely etc.
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Musculoskeletal (MSK) Select a Category
Amputee Clinic
Rehabilitative programs for adults with limb amputation.
Arthritis Education
Provides education to participants to make choices that may improve wellness or reduce risks of disease. May focus on specific diseases, managing symptoms and medications safely etc.
MSK Rehab Clinic
Use of physical methods, including manipulation and exercise therapy aimed at restoring movement and balance after injury, disease or surgery. Often involves physiotherapy.
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Acquired Brain Injury Provide day programs, transitional living programs, group homes, and other education and social supports to brain injury survivors. Select a Category
Adult Day Program
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Independent Living Skills Training (In Home)
Provided at home
Assists people with physical health, social and emotional support aimed at more independent living and integration into the community.
Group Home
A home where a small number of people in need of care, support, or supervision, can live together.
Transitional Living
A home where a person in need of care, support, or supervision, can live while learning skills to live independently.
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Frail Elderly/ Medically Complex Select a Category
Geriatric Medicine Clinic
Provides geriatric medical assessment, diagnosis, and treatment by a team of health professionals who are experts in seniors' health. Typical concerns include falls prevention, medication management and cognitive decline.
Seniors Gentle Exercise Class
Provides group exercise classes, typically one hour in length, to improve strength and balance. Education provided to reduce risk of falls.
Seniors Gentle Exercise (In-Home)
Provided at home
Provides exercise to improve cardio respiratory levels, muscular strength and balance. Available in the client's home.
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Therapy Disciplines
Physiotherapy Select a Category
MSK Clinic
Use of physical methods, including manipulation and exercise therapy aimed at restoring movement and balance after injury, disease or surgery. Often involves physiotherapy.
Stroke and Neurorehab
Rehabilitation to aid in recovery from a nervous system injury. Treatment helps return the person to meaningful roles in life by regaining and relearning skills for everyday living.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic
A program for people with heart disease designed to reduce future heart risks. Often involves nutritional counseling, blood pressure management, weight, and diabetes management, exercise and counseling.
Funded Episodes of Physiotherapy
Government funded physiotherapy, often referred to as "episodes of care".
In Home
Provided at home
Service may include education, physical manipulation, massage, hydrotherapy, and exercise therapy, to assist recovery of damaged tissues. Delivered at client's home.
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Occupational Therapy Select a Category
Stroke and Neuro Clinic
Rehabilitation to aid in recovery from a nervous system injury. Treatment helps return the person to meaningful roles in life by regaining and relearning skills for everyday living.
MSK Clinic
Use of physical methods, including manipulation and exercise therapy aimed at restoring movement and balance after injury, disease or surgery. Often involves physiotherapy.
In Home
Provided at home
In home occupational therapy.
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Speech Language Pathology Select a Category
Speech Language Clinic
Identification, evaluation, and treatment of acquired communication disorders such as difficulty understanding or producing speech and swallowing. (Includes aphasia)
Stroke and Neuro Clinic
Rehabilitation to aid in recovery from a nervous system injury. Treatment helps return the person to meaningful roles in life by regaining and relearning skills for everyday living.
In home
Provided at home
Identification, evaluation, and treatment of acquired communication disorders such as difficulty understanding or producing speech and swallowing. (Provided at home.)
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Seating Clinics
Provides evaluation of mobility and seating needs of individuals with complex medical or physical issues.
Exercise and Activation
Gentle Exercise and Falls Prevention Select a Category
Gentle Exercise & Falls Prevention Classes
Provides group exercise classes, typically one hour in length, to improve strength and balance. Education provided to reduce risk of falls.
Seniors Gentle Exercise (In-Home)
Provided at home
Provides exercise to improve cardio respiratory levels, muscular strength and balance. Available in the client's home.
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Group Exercise/ Fitness Classes Group exercise to develop physical fitness or skills within a defined sport. May be either beginners or advanced. Select a Category
Aquafit Programs
Exercise with the use of water to support the body to reduce the risk of muscle or joint injury.
Group Exercise/ Fitness
Exercise sessions where participants develop physical fitness and/or skills within a defined sport. May be either beginners or advanced.
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Supervised Exercise
Exercise programs delivered with the support of certified professionals. Programs include a mix of education and exercise. May be focused on specific chronic disease. Often done in community, post rehabilitation.
Recreation Centre
A publicly accessible facility that includes indoor features such as pool, track, gym, meeting rooms, rink, aerobics room, weight room, concession area.
Senior Community Centre
Facilitates activities in a supported setting such as recreation, fitness, social, educational programs and events. Specialized programs in post-rehabilitation, chronic disease management, and nutrition education may also be available. Usually membership based.
Community Support Services
Meals Help Select a Category
Meals on Wheels
Provided at home
Delivers a nutritionally balanced noon hour hot meal by volunteers who provide a social contact and a safety check for the client. Special diets may be accommodated. Frozen meals may be available.
Group Dining
Serves nutritionally balanced lunches, or dinners, in a social group environment.
Shopping
Provided at home
Provides assistance with grocery shopping or purchasing medications.
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Help around the House Select a Category
Home Maintenance & Repair
Provided at home
Matches eligible clients with individuals or businesses that provide affordable repairs and maintenance to a senior's home.
Housekeeping
Provided at home
Offers assistance with routine household activities such as light house cleaning, laundry, ironing, and preparing meals.
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Support Groups Members provide each other with various types of non-professional help for a particular problem. Often involves relating personal experiences, providing sympathetic understanding and establishing social networks Select a Category
Aphasia
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Stroke
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Alzheimer/Dementia
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
Caregiver
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
COPD
In-person meetings where members provide each other with help for a particular life challenge. Often involves relating personal experiences and providing sympathetic understanding. May be clinician or volunteer-led.
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Adult Day Program Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions. Select a Category
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Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Acquired Brain Injury
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
Alzheimer/ Dementia
Provides a daytime group environment of supervised activities, meals, companionship and recreation for older adults and those with chronic or palliative conditions.
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Rides & Transportation
Provided at home
Provides door-to-door rides for seniors or adults who have a disability to attend medical and therapeutic appointments, social activities and perform other daily tasks such as shopping trips.
Friendly Visiting
Provided at home
Offers visiting companionship such as conversation, reading, games, or crafts, while providing a safety check. The contact may be face-to-face at the client's home or through a phone call.
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Foot Care Select a Category
Foot Care (In-Home)
Provided at home
Provides in-home nursing foot care and advice for clients to address common foot problems such as thickened and fungal nails, corns, calluses, bunions.
Foot Care Clinic
Provides nursing foot care and advice for clients to address common foot problems such as thickened and fungal nails, corns, calluses, bunions.
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Sensory Rehabilitation Select a Category
Blind/Low Vision Rehabilitation
Provides vision assessments, mobility, and life skills training and accessible library services. Recommendations for technical aids and computer adaptations.
Hearing Loss/Deaf Support
Provided at home
Provides education, demonstrations and recommendations about devices to help people with hearing loss communicate better. Home visits available. Personal counseling and advocacy (available in ASL).
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Assistive Equipment
Provides aids for daily living. Includes devices such as cognitive/learning aids, control and signaling aids, hearing aids, mobility aids, seating devices, speech aids.
Driving Assessment
Provides an evaluation of the ability to safely operate a vehicle. Often required for persons with medical conditions such as stroke, spinal injury or other diseases associated with ageing. Assesses areas like vision, physical function, and knowledge of road rules.
Hospital Transition to Home Support
Provided at home
Provides assistance when moving from a hospital stay back to home. May include assistance with transportation, home configuration, shopping and finding other servies to help.
Kitchener, OntarioKitchener, Ontario
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