|Record #: NIA1620||Last Modified: 27 Feb 2019||Last Full Update: 27 Feb 2019|
|Primary Contact||Vivian Dim, Occupational Therapist, Director|
|Areas Served||Burlington ; Hamilton ; Niagara Region ; Stoney Creek|
|Located In Community||Fonthill|
|Address & Map||
178 Hwy 20
Fonthill, ON L0S 1E0
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|Intersection||Hwy 20 and Haist St|
|Mailing Address||c/o Vivian Dim
1617 Pelham St N
Fonthill, ON L0S 1E3
|Service and Access Details|
|Description (Service)||An Occupational Therapy based service providing:
Hand Therapy: Treatment of hand and arm injuries such as post-surgical repairs of tendons and broken bones to arthritis and cumulative trauma like carpal tunnel syndrome. Treatment involves hands on therapy, use of modalities, home exercise and splints as appropriate.
Stroke Rehabilitation: Focus on return of physical ability of both the upper and lower extremities with special attention given to the arm and hand. Treatment can include the use of exercise, retraining, modalities, mirror therapy, sensory re-education and management of swelling
Lymphedema and Lymphovenous insufficiency therapy: Therapy utilizes best practice through the use of education, skin care, compression, manual lymph drainage and exercise
Office Ergonomic Assessments: On-site assessment, work-site modifications and written recommendations.
Assistive Devices Program (ADP) authorizer for compression/pressure garments. Fitter for compression garments both for venous insufficiency and for lymphedema (upper and lower extremity).
|Hours||Call for information|
|Eligibility||Clients of all ages are accepted in both the hand therapy/splinting program and lyphedema program. However, for individuals with neurological issues the minimum age is 16 years of age.|
|Application||Call for information|
|Fees||Service - Initial Assessment, and one hour lymphedema and neurological treatments $90, follow-up appointments $60 ; Fees are covered by private payers, some extended health benefits, WSIB (Workplace Safety & Insurance Board), and Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) insurance.
ADP (Assitive Devices Program) may cover up to 75% of the cost of some lymphedema bandaging products and compression garments.
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Legal Status||(60) Commercial|
|Service Categories||Occupational Therapy|
|Print Material||Brochures available upon request|