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Programs & Services


Stroke and Geriatric Empowerment Unit

A specialized program for adults who would benefit from an intensive rehabilitation program.

Provides assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation to clients who have had a stroke or require  further rehabilitation therapy following surgicall interventions. Clients who expereince a deficit or a sudden onset of cognitive impairment and / or decline in their daily functioning are also treated along with geriatric assessments on an inpatient basis.

Contact Details

Two Hills Health Centre

Address
4401 53 Avenue
Two Hills, Alberta
T0B 4K0
Telephone
780-657-3344
Fax
780-657-0029
Hours of Operation
Available
24 hour service
Note

Rehab services Monday to Friday, 8: a.m. to 4:15 p.m.

Access
Service Providers May Include
dietitians, doctors, health care aides (HCAs), licensed practcal nurses (LPNs), mental health therapists, occupational therapists (OTs), pharmacists, physiotherapists (PTs), recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, speech-language pathologists (SLPs), transition coordinators
Eligibility

Client must:

  • be medically stable with a clear diagnosis and established health issues
  • be able to take part for at least 30 minutes twice a day
  • be able to follow one-step commands
  • have sufficient attention, short-term memory, and insight
  • be willing and motivate to take part in the program
Referral Needed

A health professsional must send a referral to the unit which will be  reviewed by the rehabilitation team. Direct admits are not accepted from RAAPID, a referral must be filled out and submitted.

Wait Times

The rehabilitation team will review the referral prior to admission. (See eligibility of entrance to the program)

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services