Resources for Spinal Cord Injury Patients
If you have suffered a spinal cord injury in Ottawa, you should be aware of the resources* available to you in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario.
Ottawa Hospitals Serving Accident Victims:
The Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre: Located next to the Ottawa General Hospital on Smyth Road, the Rehab Centre offers both in-patient and out-patient rehabilitation treatment for people with spinal cord injuries in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus. Located at Carling and Parkdale Avenues, Ottawa’s trauma centre is located at the Ottawa Civic. When a spinal cord injury is suspected in Eastern Ontario or in Ottawa, the patient is frequently treated at this trauma centre.
The Elizabeth Bruyere Centre Located in the ByWard Market at 43 Bruyere Street in Ottawa, this centre is Ottawa’s single largest provider of inpatient rehabilitation, having 90 rehabilitation beds.
The Perly and Rideau Veteran’s Health Centre- Applications for admission to the Perly are handled by the Champlain Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)
Ottawa Case Management and Rehabilitation Services:
- Occupational Therapists – Occupational therapists assist injured people to recover their independance and to reintegreate into the community after a motor vehicle accident.
Smith-Bradley and Associates –www.smithbradley.com 169–1411A Carling Avenue Ottawa, ON K1Z 1A7 t: 613.792.3461 f: 613.792.3462 [email protected]
Trac Group Inc
. 110-161 Greenbank Road Nepean, ON K2H 5V6, Canada (613) 526-0877 www.tracgroup.ca
– 1825 Woodward Drive, Ottawa, ON K2C 0P9, Canada – (613) 237-7368
DMArehability 900-275 Slater Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5H9, Canada – (613) 792-1572
Laurie Warren (O.T. Reg.) (613) 841-4013
Know another great occupational therapist? Let us know!
- Physiotherapy – A person with a spinal cord injury may increase independance through physiotherapy.
NeuroGym Rehabilitation –1644 Bank Street, Suite 101, Ottawa, ON K1V 7Y6, Tel: (613)523-9905
Know another great physiotherapist assisting spinal cord injured patients? Let us know.
- Psychological Services- Depending on the individual, a spinal cord injured person may benefit from psychological servicecs as he or she adjusts to disability.
Reesor Pigeon Psychological Services 359 Kent Street, Suite 502, Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 0R6, Tel: 613 230-0250
Dr. Catherine Gow (neuropsychology) 106- 210 Centrum Blvd, Orleans, ON, K1E 3V7, Tel (613) 837-1929Hebert & Associates Psychological and Psychiatric Services
207-190 Somerset St. West, Ottawa, Ontario K2P 0J4, Tel: 613-565-9090
- Support – You are not in this alone. Ottawa is fortunate to have resources available to assist spinal cord injured individuals to integrate and thrive in our community.
The Canadian Paraplegic Association – Ottawa Branch: Offering peer support and education for new spinal cord-injured people, the CPA is an organization Auger Hollingsworth is proud to support every way we can.
Rotel Need a place to stay while a loved one is in the Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre? Rotel may be your option: 411 Smyth Road Ottawa, ON K1H 8M8, Canada (613) 733-1412
*Please interview and select your treating professionals with care. While every effort has been made to include only reputable service providers, Auger Hollingsworth cannot be responsible for the care provided by these companies and individuals.