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Reminder

You must bring your healthcard and a list of your medications with you when accessing services at the hospital.

Location

500 Hogarth Ave. W
Geraldton, ON
P0T 1M0

Visiting Hours

Acute Care
1:00pm - 4:00pm
6:00pm - 8:00pm

Location

Located on the lower floor across from the laboratory.

 

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Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm

 

Contact

Phone:
807-854-4115

Fax:
807-854-4208


 

Both Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy services are available to in-patients and/or outpatients who require active rehabilitation to increase their functional ability and level of independence.

The department is staffed with:

  • 2 full-time Physiotherapists
  • 1 full-time Occupational Therapist
  • 1 full-time Rehabilitation Assistant

For conditions that cannot be treated in Geraldton due to special training or equipment, we refer the patient to an appropriate clinician/institution in the area.

 Patient information

  • A written referral from a physician or nurse practitioner is required for Occupational or Physiotherapy services.
  • You must bring your health card to your initial appointment, registration is completed in the Rehab department.
  • For the initial visit, patients are asked to arrive 10-15 minutes prior to their appointment time in order to fill out the appropriate paperwork.
  • Patients should wear comfortable, loose fitting clothing that allows the injured limb or body part to be easily accessed.
  • For follow-up visits, patients are asked to arrive 5-10 minutes prior to their appointment time

Waiting list

There is a waiting list for patients who are referred to the rehabilitation department.  Patients are prioritized based on a pre-established policy. You can expect to wait:

  • 1 week for urgent referrals such as post surgical
  • 3-6 weeks for acute conditions such as new soft tissue injury
  • 3-6 weeks for children under the age of 18 years
  • 6-9 months for chronic conditions such as low back pain