Each member of the Rehabilitation Team brings a unique perspective and individual expertise, working collaboratively balancing your physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual, social and vocational needs and preferences to achieve the best outcomes. The team members may include:
Your Case Manager
Coordinates all aspects of your stay, from admission to discharge and follow-up services and support.
Your Occupational Therapist
Addresses the skills that occupy your day – such as eating, dressing, bathing, working and cooking.
Monitors your medicines, provides information on drug interactions and consults with you and your care team on appropriate and safe medicines you need during and after your stay.
Your Physical Therapist
Helps with your ability to move around – providing a combination of exercise, strength training, gait training and education.
Your Registered Dietician
Works closely with you to design a customized meal plan, ensuring that you get the right nutrition to support healing.
Your Rehabilitation Nurses
Provide 24/7 medical care – several have completed Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse requirements.
Your Rehabilitation Physician
A physiatrist who sees you every day and oversees all of your medical and therapy needs. You may see other medical doctors and consultants regularly during your stay.
Your Rehabilitation Psychologist
Provides emotional support and helps you with skills to cope with the impact that living with disability or activity limitations may have on your life.
Your Respiratory Therapist
Helps you with breathing problems and works on specific respiratory exercises needed to support your functional recovery.
Your Speech and Language Therapist
Provides evaluation and treatment if you experience swallowing, cognitive or speech problems.