Occupational therapists are experts at assessing and treating barriers impeding abilities to participate in meaningful activities including self-care, leisure and productivity.
As occupational therapists, we utilize your strengths to promote engagement in meaningful and relevant activities that may be impacted by illness, disease or injuries. This includes a person's emotional, social, and physical needs and functioning.
Social workers provide specialized services, including individual counselling intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
Creating family awareness and assisting families in understanding a patient's psycho-social struggle and creating mechanisms to support the individual's challenges is key to a social worker's involvement in the recovery process.
Social workers utilize holistic evidence-based theories and solutions to the social, behavioral, economic, or health problems faced by their clients by assessing the person in their environments.
Whereas, psychologists focus their efforts specifically on helping their patients address potentially damaging mental health issues. They use their advanced understanding of the mind to develop and implement interventions that can stimulate changes in a patient’s mental state.
The social worker will collaborate with your psychologist to address psychosocial issues (ex: housing, finances, needed referrals to community resources), provide emotional support, and re-enforce coping strategies discussed with the psychologist in the community.
Dieticians use a holistic approach to assess all aspects of a client's life, including sleeping patterns, exercise routine, stress levels, social interactions, comorbidities, weight, and eating habits.
Medical Nutritional Therapy plays a key role in controlling inflammation, providing keys nutrients and minerals to rebuild injured tissue, minimize muscle atrophy and supporting overall strength.
Medical nutritional therapy needs to be tailored to every client according to their needs (age, injury type), laboratory results, eating habits, lifestyle, culture, stress levels, sleeping patterns, mobilization, and environmental aspects.
Our registered dietician will complete an in-depth personal assessment and develop a personalized dietary plan to address weight management, inflammation, chronic pain, spinal cord injury, mood disorders, acquired
brain injuries, and other specialized areas.
Dietitians work closely with your family doctor and medical rehabilitation team to obtain a better understand how of your lifestyle, medical history, and current diagnoses can all impact your recovery.
If you have sustained a brain injury, you may need treatment and rehabilitation, perhaps on a long-term basis, to address your symptoms. Acquired brain injuries often result in cognitive, physical, emotional, and behavioural symptoms, leading to a loss of independence and isolation.
Vitality Assessments Group provides intensive clinic and community-based rehabilitation and family support in a nurturing environment while adhering to best-practice standards. With personalized rehabilitation and lots of encouragement, our goal is to support complete recoveries in the most efficient time periods.
Brain Boost is a four-week interdisciplinary concussion circuit program designed to support your concussion recovery and provide you to with the tools and skills you need to self-manage your concussion symptoms.
Brain Boost is a:
Our goal is to give you the strategies and
tools you need to support your concussion recovery to self-manage symptoms including:
Kinesiologists work to treat and prevent injury and disease, and to improve movement and performance.
Kinesiologist can assist with:
Yoga therapy has proven beneficial at improving physical, cognitive and psychological functioning. Yoga
therapists can address musculoskeletal, psychological and chronic conditions.
Yoga therapy can assist with:
Case managers work with you, your family, your doctor, and other healthcare professionals to ensure your needs are met. They aim to help you determine what services best meet your needs and situation, how your family and community can assist your needs and review and make changes as your care needs change. They will work collaboratively with you, insurers, lawyers, healthcare practitioners, and others to obtain information, provide regular, timely updates, and create actions while maintaining confidentiality and privacy.
An Occupational therapist will assess the needs of the individual before discharge from the hospital or care facility and perform an in-home assessment to recommend adaptive equipment, modifications and support care as needed. This assessment makes the transition from hospital to home safe and supported.
Occupational therapists will meet the client and hospital team before discharge to coordinate a safe, smooth and comfortable transition from hospital to home. Discharge planning helps make sure that you leave the hospital safely and stress-free with the proper care designed to address your specific needs. Our Occupational therapists carry out comprehensive home safety assessments to facilitate a smooth transition from hospital to home. This can involve the prescription of adaptive equipment and home modifications to improve safety and independence. Recommendations can also include the provision of support services such as personal care assistance and referrals to other rehabilitation professionals.
Our registered Psychotherapists offer essential mental health services during and after injury, illness or disability.
Our providers have training and certifications to provide psychotherapy to target complex mental health issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, chronic pain, depression, substance use, and coping with grief, loss, or trauma. Utilizing cognitive behavioural therapy, behavioural activation, mindfulness, trauma-informed approaches, and other therapeutic modalities, our team can provide services to clients or their caregivers to manage and enhance physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Our trained specialists can help those living with mental illness develop everyday skills to manage their symptoms. These conditions can impact functioning at home, within the community, and at the workplace.
Our Occupational therapists and counsellors are experienced in assisting clients who experience functional limitations arising from anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, and depression using cognitive-behavioural and trauma-informed approaches. We also collaborate with others involved in your care, including psychologists, yoga instructors, Kinesiologists, counsellors, doctors, and other professionals.
Our trained specialists offer essential mental health services during and after injury, illness or disability.
Our providers have training and certifications to provide psychotherapy to target complex mental health
issues, including post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, chronic pain, depression, substance use, and coping with grief, loss, or trauma. Utilizing cognitive behavioural therapy, behavioural activation, mindfulness, trauma-informed approaches, and other therapeutic modalities, our team can provide services to clients or their caregivers to manage and enhance physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
Recreation Therapy is a profession which provides service to people with physical, mental, social, behavioural or emotional limitations that can affect their attitude, ability and motivation to participate in leisure activities. Our Recreation therapists help to remove barriers that prevent clients form participating in meaningful leisure in a variety of settings such as hospitals, long-term care settings, day programs, community-based programs, and mental health centres. Some examples of recreational therapies to look for in a treatment program include the following: Art & craft, music, games, exercise, dance, and community outings.
Our specially trained therapists perform treatments and facilitate exercises in water for relaxation, fitness, physical rehabilitation, and other therapeutic benefits. As aqua therapy is a gentle impact activity, it is ideal for those with less mobility, chronic pain, or recovering from injury.
We offer group therapy sessions to address common areas for many individuals to support a selfmanagement-orientated style of education and recovery.
Some of the group therapies we offer include chronic pain, depression, acquired brain injuries, concussion circuit, anxiety/relaxation, yoga therapy, fatigue management, lifestyle, and wellness coaching. Learn More...