Advocating for Specialized Rehab

Specialized rehabilitation is required for some rehabilitation populations to ensure good patient outcomes and efficient care. To ensure patients receive the rehab they need, the Network has developed guidance for Ontario Health Teams to help them identify patients who require specialized rehabilitation and refer them appropriately.

Specialized Rehabilitation Resources
Webinar: Specialized Rehab — why it matters (Feb 2022)

This one-hour webinar with Dr. Mark Bayley (UHN-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute) and Dr. Larry Robinson (Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre) addresses:

  • Why specialized rehab is important
  • Which patient populations require specialized rehabilitation
  • Planning considerations for OHTs
  • Key aspects of specialized rehabilitation for these populations relative to guiding principles
Specialized Rehabilitation: Guidance for Ontario Health Teams (all populations) (Nov 2021)

By population:

Each resource includes:

  • Description of specialized rehab programs specific to each population (e.g., areas of expertise, affiliated services, specialized resources required)
  • Detailed profile of the patient who would require that rehabilitation
  • Link to Rehab Finder, to find nearest specialized rehabilitation program