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Programs & Services

Community Accessible Rehabilitation (CAR) - Neurological Rehabilitation

CAR Neuro is a specialized rehabilitation service for people with complex neurological conditions or injuries.

Short term rehabilitation program for adults who recently experienced a neurological event or who have a neurological condition, who would benefit from an active rehabilitation program with an interdisciplinary team. Rehabilitation focus is to support clients in addressing their goals to improve function and independence or return to meaningful activity / roles. This may include:

  • one-on-one and/or group interventions
  • education
  • exercise
  • self-management strategies
  • where appropriate, connection with community resources

Contact Details

Peter Lougheed Centre

3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta
T1Y 6J4
403-943-0279 (Central Intake)

On major bus route and lifts on site.

Getting There

Parking available

Peter Lougheed Centre parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Closed Statutory holidays.

Service Providers May Include
occupational therapists (OTs), psychologists, physiotherapists (PTs), recreational therapists, social workers, speech language pathologists (SLPs), therapy assistants

Clients who are being referred to CAR for Neuro Rehabilitation must meet the following criteria:

  • ≥18 years of age
  • the client has identified functional goals that are appropriate for a time limited outpatient rehabilitation program that cannot be addressed through other public resources
  • requires individualized specialty interventions
  • requires at least one of: Occupational Therapy (OT), Physiotherapy (PT) or Speech-Language Pathology (SLP)
  • demonstrates “rehab readiness”:
    - safe to participate in light to moderate intensity exercise
    - cognitive capacity to actively participate in a rehabilitation program, e.g., able to demonstrate - - carryover of new skills between sessions
    - medically stable
    - physically and cognitively able to participate in an active rehabilitation program
    - demonstrates appropriate behaviours and motivation to achieve rehabilitation goals
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.

Wait Times

You will receive a confirmation letter once your referral is accepted. You can expect a call to book your first appointment approximately 4 -12 weeks after your referral has been accepted, depending on the nature of your condition. You may be required to attend a virtual information session about CAR before your first appointment. The first appointment is typically in-person, however alternatives can be arranged as needed.


Your appointments at CAR are covered by Alberta Health Care. If you need any special equipment or splint materials, you will have to pay for them yourself. Ask your healthcare provider if you have any questions.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
CAR Neuro, Neurological Rehabilitation