FunctionAbility Sponsors Ottawa’s First Best Practices in Post-Trauma Community Re-Integration

Jamie Sutherland
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FunctionAbility is proud to sponsor Ottawa’s first Best Practices in Post-Trauma Community Re-Integration Conference.

Date and Time: Thu, 27 October 2016, 7:30 AM – 5:30 PM

Location: St-Elias Banquet Centre, 750 Ridgewood Avenue, Ottawa, ON

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About the Conference:
To deliver outstanding care we need to close the gaps our patients face when moving from the hospital to the community.  At this event, you will hear from passionate health care leaders and participate in reflective discussions.  You will be give new perspectives by a personal injury lawyer and survivors of trauma.  Join a network of hospital and community providers and meet like-minded people.  Meet old friends and make new ones.  This inaugural Ottawa trauma conference will help create friendship, understanding and trust that will benefit providers and our patients.  Our goal is excellence in trauma rehabilitation, from hospital to home.

This unique event will help you:

Recognize the red flags during early recovery to help you identify people at risk of long term disability, poverty and mental illness

Apply case studies, clinical resources and practical tools to your trauma patients

Learn how your assessment, treatment and documentation can change your patients’ outcomes in their community lives

Learn the simple, easy things you can do to ensure that your charting follows the basic principle of ‘first, do no harm’

Realize your personal power in bringing about positive change in a challenging healthcare system

Meet and learn from like-minded professionals in small groups and social settings to discuss strategies for creating positive long-term change

Strengthen and expand your professional network of medical, rehabilitation and community partners

Who should attend:

Hospital staff, hospital discharge teams, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation professionals and allied health professionals

Psychologists, neuropsychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, vocational specialists, rehabilitation assistants/PTA/OTA, speech language pathologists and other community providers

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About FunctionAbility Rehabilitation Services
Established in 2001, FunctionAbility Rehabilitation Services is an award winning, accredited, multidisciplinary rehabilitation practice that provides expert assessment and treatment services throughout Ontario to persons with traumatic and acquired neurological injuries, and severe orthopedic injuries. Our services are delivered by highly skilled clinicians in a variety of settings that range from in-hospital to in-home with a focus on helping our clients regain function, independence and dignity.

The following services are offered directly by FunctionAbility:

  • Occupational Therapy
  • Case Management
  • Speech Language-Pathology
  • Rehabilitation Coaching
  • Social Work
  • Yoga Therapy

To learn more about FunctionAbility, visit us online: or email: