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Clinical Care Guidelines (Hip Fracture)

The GTA Rehab Network has clinical care guidelines for hip fracture in acute care and rehab.

The guidelines are one component of the Network’s initiative to improve access to inpatient rehabilitation for patients with hip fractures.

The guidelines for acute and inpatient rehab build on the previous guidelines developed by the Bone and Joint Health Network. They incorporate the latest information from Osteoporosis Canada as well as screening tools, protocols and educational materials used by hospitals to support the smooth and early transition of patients to inpatient rehabilitation. 



The GTA Rehab Network would like to thank the members of the Acute Care and Inpatient Rehab Clinical Care Maps Task Groups for their work on this initiative:

Acute Care

  • Mary Agnes Beduz, Interim Senior Director, Surgery and Oncology, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Natasha Briggs, Advanced Practice Nurse for Orthopedics, University Health Network
  • Alicia Clark, Case Manager, Inpatient Mobility, St. Michael’s
  • Penny Dooks, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Christina Fabbruzzo, Clinical Nurse Specialist - Sarcoma, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Gerry Hubble, Patient Care Manager, Holland Musculoskeletal Program and Neurosurgery, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Adrienne Hughes, Social Worker, Orthopedics and Rheumatology, University Health Network
  • Laurie Jenkins, former Senior Director, Surgery and Oncology, Mount Sinai Hospital
  • Raymond Kao, Case Manager, St. Michael’s
  • Jennifer Kim, Advanced Practice Nurse, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Linda McKellar, former Patient Care Manager, Orthopaedic Unit, St. Joseph’s Health Centre
  • Marta Osborne, Registered Nurse, Toronto East General Hospital
  • Gunesh Ramdehalchand, Case Manager, St. Michael’s
  • Chris Saby, Nurse Practitioner Leader, Toronto East General Hospital

Inpatient Rehabilitation

  • Annie Brant, MSK Team Coordinator, St. John’s Rehab Hospital
  • Angela Chan, Program Director, Rehabilitation and Geriatric Assessment, Baycrest
  • Leslie Edmison, Physiotherapist, St. John’s Rehab Hospital
  • Michelle Hawryluk, Manager, Allied Health and Patient Flow, Runnymede Healthcare Centre
  • Kimberley Mackenzie, Professional Practice Leader Occupational Therapy/Patient Flow Coordinator, Providence Healthcare
  • Dr. Kathy McGilton, Research Scientist, Toronto Rehab
  • Janet Mulgrave, Service Manager, Geriatric Functional Enhancement and Musculoskeletal Services, West Park Healthcare Centre
  • Anna Marie Sneath, Professional Practice Leader Physiotherapy, Providence Healthcare
  • Paula Szeto, Clinical Educator, Occupational Therapy, Toronto Rehab
  • Charmaine Thompson, Patient Care Manager, Runnymede Healthcare Centre
  • Ruth Vallis, Physiotherapist, Toronto Rehab