The Rehabilitation Services Department at Quinte Health Care is multidisciplinary and is comprised of professionals from:
- Occupational Therapy
- Speech and Language Pathology
- Recreation Therapy
At QHC, the rehabilitation professional is an integral part of the health care team and is encouraged and supported in developing new and innovative ways to care for our patients. A wide range of services is provided and is designed to meet the needs of patients in the following areas:
- Inpatient Services
- Surgical Unit
- Rehabilitation Unit
- Complex Continuing Care Unit
- Medicine, ICU and Cardiopulmonary
- Paediatrics & Adults
- Rehabilitation Day Hospital
- Amputee Clinic
- Outpatient Services (discipline-specific)
We are continuously working to improve our service and expand our roles within the hospital and community. We are active participants in a number of regional initiatives focused on rehabilitation services. Our future plans include a new facility for our expanded Complex Continuing Care unit and Rehabilitation programs.
Rehabilitation Day Hospital
The Rehab Day Hospital is an OHIP covered program to help people improve their independence, quality of life and continue to live safely at home (house, retirement home, nursing home, etc.).
We provide physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech and language pathology, nursing, and recreation therapy. Dietitian and pharmacy consultations can be arranged.
Services are tailored to the needs of the individual clients and caregivers. Programs include:
- Balance work
- Falls prevention
- Hand and arm function
- Improved communication
- Swallowing assessments
- Pre-driving assessments
- Community services
- Leisure planning and skills
- Caregiver support
- Practice kitchen skills
How can I be a client of the Rehab Day Hospital?
All you have to do is call 613-969-7400, ext. 2633. Anyone can refer himself or herself.
A physician or other health care provider can also refer. All people will then receive an interview with staff to determine how their needs may be best met.
Who does the Rehab Day Hospital See?
We see people with strokes and other neurological problems (Parkinson's Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, head injuries and others). We see people with no specific diagnosis who may be falling or have difficulties managing due to weakness.
Where is the Rehab Day Hospital?
We are at QHC Belleville General Hospital, just inside the Sills entrance.
How do I get to the Rehab Day Hospital?
Your own transportation is required. If you have difficulties the staff will assist you finding alternative methods of transportation.