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Standardized patient letter supports referral process

Date: June 29, 2012 Author: Mantis System Categories: Spotlight 1

The Network has developed a new standardized information letter for patients in acute care to support the rehabilitation referral process. Staff in acute care hospitals will provide the letter to patients and families during discharge planning discussions if the patient is being referred to inpatient rehab or low tolerance long duration (LTLD) rehab programs in a rehab/CCC hospital. The standardized letter ensures that patients and families receive: a simple and clear introduction to...

Best Practices Day 2012 presentations now online

Date: March 9, 2012 Author: Mantis System Categories: Spotlight 1

Best Practices Day 2012 presentations are now available online. This year's theme: Building a Case for Rehab: Unlocking the Evidence. A sold-out crowd attended Best Practices Day, held in Toronto on February 27. Find out what the buzz was all about. Check out the powerpoint presentations and abstracts from our opening panel, keynote speaker, rapid podium presentations and poster displays.

Updated guidelines for hip fracture in acute care and rehab

Date: December 5, 2011 Author: Mantis System Categories: News 2011

We are pleased to announce that Emmi Perkins has joined the Rehabilitative Care Alliance as Project Manager in support of the GTA Rehab Network's secretariat role with the collaborative. Emmi is currently the Waterloo Wellington Rehabilitative Care System Coordinator where she has led multiple system initiatives including service reviews, evidence-based cross-continuum system improvements and LHIN stroke integration and implementation of multiple resource reallocation projects. Emmi brings...

Updated guidelines for hip fracture in acute care and rehab

Date: December 5, 2011 Author: Mantis System Categories: Spotlight 1

The GTA Rehab Network has released updated clinical care guidelines for hip fracture in acute care and rehab. The new 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 now incorporate the latest information from Osteoporosis Canada as well as screening tools, protocols and...

Network develops new triage/admission guidelines for total joint replacements

Date: December 5, 2011 Author: Mantis System Categories: Spotlight 1

New guidelines developed by the GTA Rehab Network will support the consistent implementation of the care pathway for primary, elective unilateral joint replacement patients. The TJR Triage/Admission Guidelines provide a framework for the development of pre-admission processes that support the TJR care pathway, including a focus on more consistent communication with patients and families. The pathway supports the provincial target of 90 per cent discharged home, +/- 10 per cent developed by...


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