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.

330 East Columbia Street
B.C. V3L 3W7
Phone: 604-520-4672
Fax: 604-777-8383

Parking and Transportation

Public transportation (Bus & Sky Train) available. Limited pay parking available.

Parking rate Parkade Emergency lot   Main and Sherbrooke Lots
First hour $4.25 $4.25 $4.25
Each additional hour $3.50 n/a $3.50
Day rate $11.25 n/a n/a
Evenings / weekends  $5.25 n/a n/a
24-hour rate $16.25 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. 

Referral

Patients must present a referral form from a physician, or other recognized medical professional.

Fees

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.

Resources

Please bring relevant medical history or consultation letters.