Site: Ottawa - 505 Smyth Rd
Service: The Rehabilitation Centre - Chronic Pain Management Program
|Record #: OCR0556||Last Full Update: 07 Mar 2019|
|Alternate Name||The Ottawa Hospital|
|Location & Accessibility|
|Located In Community||Ottawa|
|Address & Map||
505 Smyth Rd
Ottawa, ON K1H 8M2
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|Intersection||Alta Vista Dr and St Laurent Blvd|
|Bus Route Notes||OC Transpo OC Travel Planner or Route Timetable|
|Physical Access||Fully Accessible|
|Parking||Pay parking lot|
|Description and Services|
|Description (Service)||Helps individuals better manage chronic pain by providing education on chronic pain and disability management * increasing activity level and helping people remain active even though they experience chronic pain * improving physical fitness and posture * improving emotional functioning.
The premise of the program is self-management, as opposed to attempting to cure or alleviate pain symptoms. Operates on an out-patient basis and typically lasts four weeks (one week of assessment/education and three weeks of treatment).
The interdisciplinary team is comprised of professionals from nursing * physiatry * psychology * occupational therapy * physiotherapy * social work * vocational rehabilitation * recreational therapy * pharmacy
|Hours||Hours vary based on treatment program|
|Areas Served||Ottawa (City of)|
|Eligibility||Ages: 18 year(s) and up
Individuals 18 years of age and older, referred by a physician, who have had continuous pain for three months or longer that has been thoroughly investigated and generally non-responsive to medical treatment, experience some or all of the following secondary conditions: physical deconditioning, difficulty coping with role changes, poor self-esteem, sleep disturbance, emotional distress, vocational uncertainty, and interpersonal difficulties, and are open to making lifestyle changes through a self-management approach.
Individuals are not eligible if their primary pain symptoms are exclusive to headaches, gastro-intestinal problems, and urinary, pelvic, or gynecological difficulties, and/or they are seeking prescriptions, epidural blocks, or other medical treatments.
|Application||To obtain services, a physician referral is required.|
|Languages||English ; French|
|Fees||Program - There is a fee to cover the cost of materials, which is payable at the start of the treatment phase of the program. ; Service - Covered by the Ontario Health Card; Covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). For some individuals, funding is provided by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB). ; Covered by the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP). For some individuals, funding is provided by the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB).|
|Service Categories||Hospital Based Outpatient Services ~ Pain Management ~ Pain|
|Waiting List||Varies, 2 to 4 months|
|Office Phone||613-737-7350 ext 75673|
|Funding||Provincial - Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care ; Donations - Charitable Registration Number: 86904 2747 RR0001 (The Ottawa Hospital Foundation)|
|Elections||The Board of Directors is appointed.|
|Print Material||Provided as part of standard care|
|Accreditation||Yes * by Accreditation Canada|