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Our mission is to help maintain and/or perfect what the resident has acquired In order to promote optimal functional performance (safety, mobility, comfort) in the respect of the ethical and deontological rules.
The mission of the Physiotherapy Department falls in the continuity of the mission of the Grace Dart Extended Care Centre.
The resident will be seen in Physiotherapy shortly following admission in order to evaluate and analyse his physical condition.
Afterwards, the therapist will decide of the most beneficial intervention plan for him. The resident could be:
An individual follow up variable over time could be offered to a resident to improve his range of motion, his muscular strength and walking autonomy.
A resident could be seen variably for the following problems:
Recommendations will be emitted to the care team following this intervention
A walking program has been instituted on the units for the residents. This program will enable him to maintain muscle mass, bone density and reduce the risk of falls and sores.
For residents with general mobility problems
This class is directed to residents presenting a decrease in functional capacities
For residents having achieved a functional plateau in terms of general mobility, from muscular strength and supervised or autonomous walking.
This class is for residents motivated to participate in a physical fitness program on a regular basis.
For the exercise component, the resident must be able to execute the exercise program with minimal directions and supervision and for the walking component, the resident must be able to walk without supervision.
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5155 St. Catherine Street East
Montreal, Quebec, H1V 2A5
6085 Sherbrooke Street East
Montreal, Quebec, H1N 1C2