The GTA Rehab Network has developed a standardized outpatient rehabilitation model of care for total joint replacement patients to ensure they experience a smooth transition from acute care to outpatient rehabilitation. A variety of forms and tools support the model.
|Outpatient Rehab Model, Tools and Resources|
|Guideline for TJR Pre-Operative Processes (Rev. Nov 2019)||This guideline includes processes in the pre-operative, acute care admission and outpatient rehabilitation phases; pre-operative triage considerations for referral to outpatient/inpatient rehabilitation; and referral criteria for Home and Community Care.|
|TJR Outpatient Rehab Process Maps (Rev. Feb 2018)||These process maps include responsibilities for acute care and inpatient rehabilitation to support the smooth transition of patients to outpatient rehabilitation.|
|TJR Outpatient Rehab Referral Form (April 2019)||This form for outpatient total joint replacement rehab includes a listing of GTA Rehab Network member hospitals within the GTA that accept external referrals.|
|TJR Outpatient Rehab Follow-Up Form (June 2014)||This form supports the communication between the outpatient rehabilitation physiotherapist and the client's orthopaedic surgeon.|
|GTA LHIN-funded Transportation Options (April 2019)||A resource listing for use in assisting patients requiring transportation to outpatient rehab.|
|Listing of TJR Outpatient Rehab Programs that Accept External Referrals (April 2019)||This comprehensive listing identifies outpatient rehab programs across the GTA that will accept external referrals for outpatient rehab following TJR.|