Credit Valley Hospital Department

1D - Rehabilitation

 

 

 

Description

1D - Rehabilitation

Unit 1D is an acute rehabilitation unit and geriatric assessment unit.
Rehabilitation is offered to adults with neurological, medical, orthopedic, and cognitive disabilities.
Geriatric assessment is offered to the elderly person requiring assessment and interprofessional team involvement are required to enable the person to maximize functioning.
Both programs offer a coordinated program of assessment, treatment, and education by a interprofessional team of health professionals.

Services


Patients attend therapies according to their needs Monday to Friday and occasionally on weekends. Therapy is provided by Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Recreation Therapists, Social Work, Dieticians, and Speech and Language Therapists.
Therapies are schedules according to the needs of the patients. The program may last for several days or several weeks depending on the needs of the patient.

Hours

The unit is staffed by registered nurses (RNs) 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. A coordinating nurse and a unit coordination clerk are at the nurse's desk from 7:00 a.m. to 7:30p.m. Monday to Friday, and Saturdays and Sundays from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Visiting Hours
Daily from 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
These times can be flexible in special circumstances, upon discussion with the patient care manager or coordinating nurse.

Frquently Asked Questions

Q: What do I need to Bring to the Rehabilitation or Geriatric Assessment Unit?
A:

  1. comfortable clothing suitable for exercising in
  2. shoes with a nonslip sole
  3. grooming supplies

Q: How do I know when my therapies will be?
A: Each day your therapists will schedule you for therapy. The therapy list is printed each night and you may inquire at the patient care for your personal list.

Contact Numbers

Patient Care Manager: 6040
Patient Care Station: 4410