Home Rehabilitation Team

Alberta Health Services - South Zone

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Description
Provides short-term, client-driven, home-based rehabilitation intervention.

The Home Rehabilitation Team provides an in-home rehabilitation service for adults with a recent decline in independence, function and/or mobility living within the Medicine Hat or Lethbridge areas.


Key Provider: occupational therapists (OTs), physiotherapists (PTs), recreation therapists, registered nurses (RNs), social workers, speech-language pathologists (SLPs), therapy assistants
Eligibility
Yes, Eligibility includes:
  • 18 years of age and older
  • must be aware and agree with the referral
  • must be medically stable
  • must require involvement of at least 2 disciplines (OT, SLP, PT, RN, Rec, SW)
  • must have recent decline
  • if functional decline or medical condition occurred over the last 3 months and prognosis for improvement exists with rehabilitation intervention, please reach out to program.
  • client can safely manage in their home environment (with or without family / other informal support)
  • cognitively able to participate (i.e. demonstrates carry over from session to session)
Motivated and able to participate for minimum of 60 minutes / day (up to 30 minutes of activity), up to 5 days / week and up to 12 weeks duration.
Application Process
Service Access: See below, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information. Self referrals are accepted but will require the client to provide demographic and medical information over the phone (Meet & Greet process).
Referral Process: No


Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking. Generally, wait time is under 5 days.


Telephone
403-388-6766
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: Yes,

Medical equipment/products may be prescribed - inclusive of AADL (Alberta Aids to Daily Living) benefits. The program itself is funded through Alberta Health.




Fee Reduction: Yes,

As per AADL criteria.




Membership Fee: N/A
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Melcor Centre has elevators and ramps.
Other disabled access: N/A -
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Agency Information
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Last Verified On
February 5, 2024
Address
200 4 Avenue S
Lethbridge, AB, T1J 4C9
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM to 04:00 PM

Closed on weekends and statutory holidays.