Valeriya Demydenko, Maria Gladkikh, & Alexandra Krassikova

Rehabilitation is an essential component of promoting quality of life and enabling individuals to meaningfully participate in all domains on life. However, rehabilitation services can be difficult to obtain and a large proportion of people are living with unmet rehabilitation needs. This article tells the story of a mother advocating on behalf of her young son living with a disability and the challenges they encounter navigating the rehabilitation system.

Kohle Merry & Megan MacPherson

To date, little attention has been paid to client and clinician perspectives for how to pivot in-person rehab services to tele-rehab models. Developing tele-rehab solutions using evidence-based behaviour change techniques and in collaboration with end-users has the potential to improve health service accessibility and availability.

Gurech James Wai

COVID-19 has been difficult for us all, but particularly for thos in acute care. It has influenced patient ambulation initiatives that are essential in helping patients stay moving during their hospital stay. In order to prevent disability and other detrimental health issues, we must End PJ Paralysis. Check out this article to learn more about how we can make patients more mobile during their hospital stay.

Bernice Lau

Whether we call a plumber to fix a leaking pipe or use a cellphone, we are all dependent on other people or equipment to accomplish tasks. Within the healthcare context however, performing activities independently is a nearly universally accepted goal. This article highlights how patient outcomes in rehabilitation can be improved through switching the focus from independence to interdependence.

Kristina Marie Kokorelias

Individuals with complex care needs (i.e., combinations of medical, behavioral health, and social challenges) often receive care from different healthcare providers in multiple health and social care settings. Patient navigation is becoming a popular model of integrated care. The role of rehabiliation professionals in supporting and advancing patient navigation has not been well described.