Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Pediatric Community Rehabilitation


Description
Pediatric Rehabilitation Services support the development of children and youth to participate in meaningful activities of daily life at home and in the community. Focus is on the early years and early intervention to prevent health complications and improve long term health and wellbeing.

Services support the development of children and youth to participate in meaningful activities of daily life at home and in the community. We want to understand what's important to your child and family. Services are goal - driven; starting and continuing services is based on having functional reasons / goals for rehabilitation. The purpose is to understand your child's strengths and needs. Therapy may look like 'play', depending on your child's age. We will work together so you and your child are supported to move to the next developmental stage or between providers and services. Services may be in - person, by phone, or videoconference. They may be in a group or one to one. Services provided are related to (neuro) developmental conditions and / or medical conditions.

Occupational Therapy 0- 5 years services children and their families with self - care; motor development and eating, feeding and swallowing

  • motor development
  • self - care
  • participation in activities typical for their development
  • eating, feeding and swallowing
  • specialized equipment
  • modifying the environment
  • assistive technology

Physiotherapy 0-5 yearsservices help children and their families with development and movement

  • motor development
  • movement and function
  • specialized equipment

Speech Language Pathology services help children and their families with communication and eating, feeding, and swallowing

  • communication
  • using speech sounds
  • understanding spoken language and listening
  • using words to communicate thoughts and ideas
  • using language in social settings
  • speaking smoothly and easily
  • voice quality
  • eating, feeding and swallowing
  • augmentative & alternative communication (AAC)
Key Provider: occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech language pathologists, social workers
Eligibility
Yes, Speech Language Pathology: a broad range of health and developmental services are offered for children 0-5 years. Children and youth 6 to 18 years with significant change in their medical or (neuro) developmental condition, injury, medical intervention, surgery or illness.Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy a broad range of health and developmental services are offered for children 0-5 years.May be ineligible for some services if they are receiving supports through Alberta Education or Family Support for Children with Disabilities (FSCD) services.
Application Process
Service Access: By Appointment, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Call the Intake line for information and appointment.Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,
Telephone
403-955-1300
Telephone
403-955-1300 (Appointment Booking)
Fax
403-955-1340
Languages
Interpreter/Translation services
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator.Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
April 1, 2021
Address
Bankview; 1820 Richmond Road SW
Calgary, AB, T2T 5C7
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Tue
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Wed
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thu
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Fri
08:00 AM - 04:00 PM