Creston Valley Hospital and Swan Valley Lodge

City/Town:
Creston

Site Address:

312-15th Ave North
Bag 3000
Creston, BC V0B 1G0

Facility Type:

Placement Category:

Northern or Rural Site?

Back to search


Welcome message from site

Creston is a beautiful small town in the interior of BC. Fresh fruit abound in the summer months. There are lots of outdoor opportunities to explore including the Creston Wildlife Centre and Kootenay Lake.

Site Details

Placement Category: 

Community Health

Facility Type:

Hospital

Patient population description:

Largely a geriatric or retired population.

Physiotherapist expertise on site (special interests, degrees, certificates, etc.):

Generalized physiotherapist with over 10 years of experience in rural sites.

These types of learning opportunities may be available at this site:

Opportunity to learn about treating a mixed caseload in an acute care setting, with an emphasis on geriatric care. Also opportunity to learn about consultative physiotherapy work in a residential care faciliity. Possible opportunites to follow a community physiotherapist with home visits for post-op knee replacements

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

Opportunity to work with a wonderful team of doctors, nurses, and allied health professionals.


For information on pre-placement requirements and orientation please refer to the specific health authority listing, found here.

If you need to update your current site profile please send an email with the updated information.