Dietetics and Nutrition
Rehabilitation Services can be provided in homes, retirement homes, long term care facilities, family health team settings, workplaces and schools.
Our Registered Dietitians are health care professionals who are trained to provide advice and counselling about diet, food and nutrition. (Dietitians of Canada, 2017). Dietitians can provide nutrition assessment and counselling for diabetes and weight management. Our Dietitians also monitor feeding and growth of infants and children and offer support for patients receiving tube feeding or total parenteral nutrition.
Our Registered Occupational Therapists are health care professionals who help people to resume or maintain participation in a variety of tasks – their jobs, leisure and social activities, getting around, caring for themselves and their home, and much more. (College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario, 2017). Occupational Therapists can help people to use equipment that makes life easier, such as wheelchairs or bathroom safety devices.
Our Registered Physiotherapists are primary health care professionals with a significant role in health promotion and treatment of injury and disease. Physiotherapists combine their knowledge of the body with hands-on clinical skills to assess, diagnose and treat symptoms of illness, injury or disability. (Canadian Physiotherapy Association, 2017). Treatment by our Physiotherapists can include education on various topics e.g. walking aids, falls prevention.
Our Registered Social Workers aim to help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems (Canadian Association of Social Workers, 2017). Social Workers can work with individuals and families to address issues such as finances, unemployment or violence.
Our Registered Speech-Language Pathologists are skilled professionals with knowledge, skills, and clinical training in assessment and management of communication and swallowing disorders. (Ontario Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists, 2017). Speech-Language Pathologists counsel on communication and swallowing disorders, and strategies to improve function e.g. ensure patients are not at risk for choking.
For more information on CarePartners Rehabilitation Services,
please contact: 1-800-814-4442 Press 3 for Therapy.