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Community Accessible Rehabilitation (CAR) - Neurological Rehabilitation

A short-term neurological rehabilitation program for adults.

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

Address
3500 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta
T1Y 6J4
Telephone
403-943-0279 (Central Intake)
Fax
403-943-0578
Accessibility

On major bus route.


Lifts

Getting There

Parking available

Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

Monday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Note

Closed Statutory holidays.

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

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

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking.

Fees

Fees are charged for custom hand splints, depending on the splint.


Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Service Locations
Also Known As
Acronym
CAR