The Rehabilitation Department offers the services of Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech-Language Pathology, and hosts a weekly fracture clinic. The mandate of the LWDH Rehabilitation Department is to provide evidence-based quality care to both in and/or out-patients who meet the admission criteria.

Services provided include:

1. Fracture Clinic:
Fracture Clinic is hosted in the Rehabilitation Dept every Wednesday. Referral from surgeon or Dr./NP is required. Patients are assessed and treated for fractures (broken bones) in a team environment with Rehab staff.

2. Occupational Therapy (OT):
Inpatient Physical Medicine OT service is provided to acute and chronic care Inpatients between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm from Monday to Friday. 
OTs help patients achieve independence by assisting patients to learn safe and easier ways to perform daily activities, and by addressing equipment needs (eg. special utensils, wheelchairs, seating) and assessing and treating cognitive difficulties (eg. memory, perceptual skills, problem solving).  Out-patient OT is not available at this time.

3. Physiotherapy (PT):
Inpatient PT is provided to acute and chronic inpatients between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm from Monday to Friday, with limited service of 1 PT on weekends.  PT services provided include assessment and treatment for a variety of conditions, including neurological, cardiac, respiratory, and orthopedic dysfunctions. Outpatient PT assessment and treatment is provided to all Dr./NP referred patients, with special programs of cardiac rehabilitation, pulmonary rehabilitation, post total knee and total hip replacement classes, Good Living with Arthritis in Denmark (GLAD) classes and WSIB Programs of Care available. Motor Vehicle Accident insurance claim treatment is not available but is provided by the local PT clinic.   

4. Speech Language Pathology (SLP):
SLP service is provided by a part-time SLP (0.6 FTE) to acute and chronic care inpatients and outpatients  between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm from Monday to Friday.  Services provided include assessment and treatment of clients with dysphagia (oral/pharyngeal/esophageal) and/or communication impairment (language (reading/writing/verbal/comprehension), speech (articulation), voice, hearing and/or cognitive-linguistic impairment.  Services available include Videoflouroscopic Swallowing Studies in conjunction with the radiologist as required.

To book an appointment or to contact any of our staff or if you have any questions about our services, please call (807)-468-9861 Ext: 2214.  Referrals can be faxed to our confidential fax at (807) 468-7096.