GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre


Site Address:

4255 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC V5Z 2G9

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Placement Category:

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This is one of Vancouver Coastal Health’s many locations within BC. The Physiotherapy service that is provided here follows the organisation’s guiding principle of “people first.” Physiotherapists aim to provide the highest quality care to patients while creating a nurturing and supporting atmosphere for staff and students alike. We look forward to sharing our expertise and knowledge with you during your time with us.

Site Details

Placement Category: 


Facility Type:

Rehabilitation Centre

Patient population description:

ABI (including Stroke), SCI, MS, ALS, Arthritis, NeuroMusculoskeletal conditions such as multitrauma, burns, MS, Guillain–Barré and Post-transplant patients.

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

Physiotherapists provide expertise in a number of rehab areas including Stroke, Acquired Brain Injury, Arthritis, NMS, Spinal Cord Injury, Amputee - to name a few.

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

Learning opportunites include working with patients in a rehab setting. Skills include history-taking, assessment, treatment, exercise prescription and progression, discharge planning and liaising with other professions. The specific learning opportunity will depend on the unit the student is assigned to. GF Strong has a strong emphasis on equipment prescription in their programs. Most programs make use of our hydrotherapy pool, and also offer outpatient, day programs and inpatient services.

Possible Interprofessional opportunities at this site:

OT, RN, LPN, Care Aide, RT, Rec therapy, Rehab Assistant, Social Work, MD, Orthotist, Sexual Health clinician, Vocational Rehab Counsellor, Psychologist, Recreation Therapist.

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

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