Outpatient occupational therapy services provided to referred individuals presenting with varying diagnoses, for example: rheumatoid arthritis, orthopaedic conditions such as tendinitis, and neurological conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome, radial nerve palsy and multiple sclerosis.
Royal Columbian Hospital's occupational therapy department is student run under the supervision of a clinical instructor, and provides services for the following areas: perception issues, wheelchair seating, equipment prescriptions and trials, falls prevention, functional assessments/intervention, and neurological cognitive and neurological upper extremity disorders.
Occupational therapy is provided on an interdisciplinary basis together with physiotherapy services. Medical-legal and third-party medical funded cases are not eligible for this service.
Parking and Transportation
Public transportation (Bus & Sky Train) available. Limited pay parking available.
|Parking rate||Parkade||Emergency lot||Main and Sherbrooke Lots|
|Each additional hour||$3.50||n/a||$3.50|
|Evenings / weekends||$5.25||n/a||n/a|
*If you have difficulty paying for parking, financial hardship permits may be available on a case-by-case basis. Please talk to your unit social worker for more information or contact Parking Administration at 604-930-5440 (Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.) or email LMCParking@fraserhealth.ca.
Patients must present a referral form from a physician, or other recognized medical professional.
Physicians are aware of fee schedule. Patients are billed for custom-made orthotics, splints and adaptive equipment; these fees are generally refundable through insurance plans.
Language (s) Offered
Primarily English, although translation services can be made available. It is suggested to bring an interpreter if understanding English is difficult.
Please bring relevant medical history or consultation letters.