News 2017

World Health Organization releases health system rehabilitation guideline

A new World Health Organization (WHO) guideline, Rehabilitation in Health Systems, provides recommendations for WHO member states and other stakeholders to strengthen and expand the availability of quality rehabilitation services. The Network’s Executive Director, Charissa Levy, participated with a team of researchers from UofT’s Institute for Work & Health and Toronto Rehab-UHN to provide the […]

GTA Rehab Network releases new repatriation policy

The GTA Rehab Network has released the Policy for the Repatriation of Patients to Bedded Levels of Rehabilitative Care in Freestanding Rehab/Complex Continuing Care Hospitals, a new policy describing processes and considerations for when an inpatient in a Rehab/CCC hospital is re-admitted to acute care. The updated policy reflects a shift in focus from prescribed […]

Executive Director receives literary award

Congratulations to GTA Rehab Network Executive Director, Charissa Levy, who was awarded the 2016 Literary Award in Health Services, Policy and Management by the Society of Graduates of the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME), University of Toronto. The award is in recognition of her paper “Realizing the Potential of Rehabilitative Care for […]