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Steve Ludzik Centre for Parkinson's Rehab

The Steve Ludzik Centre at Hotel Dieu Shaver provides interprofessional care for clients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.


* Please note that this program may be operating differently right now, due to COVID-19*

The program at Hotel Dieu Shaver provides Interprofessional care for clients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Interventions are offered based on client-driven goals, and may be provided in an individual or group setting.

The program is designed to:

  • Provide time-limited rehab treatment by an interprofessional team
  • Incorporate both individual and group formats
  • Assist patients and their families in taking an active role to achieve their optimal level of function

Standard outcome measures are utilized and captured during the course of the program. Patient specific outcome measures show improvement at the end of the program. These outcomes are measured again in six weeks post program to see if the gains are made.

This program does require a physician's referral, which can be downloaded here.


PROGRAM COMPONENTS:

  • Individual assessment and treatment
  • Goal Setting
  • Group Education
  • Caregiver Support
  • Home Exercise Programs

THERAPY TEAM TO INCLUDE:

  • Physiotherapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Social Worker
  • Rehabilitation Assistant
  • Registered Dietician
  • Advanced Practice Nurse
  • Consulting Physiatrist

PROGRAM FORMAT:

  • Twice weekly for six weeks
  • Three hours per session
  • Six clients per group


For a complete overview, please watch the Parkinson's Rehab Program video:

Download the program brochure here


Questions about the Parkinson's Program?

Contact Jeane Davis-Fyfe, Manager of Outpatient Rehabilitation & Specialty Clinics

ext. 85276 | email


Thank you to the Steve Ludzik Foundation for generously providing funds to launch and help maintain this program!

This program is 100% donor funded. We rely on generous support from the community each year to provide the necessary funds to keep this program running.

To donate directly to the Steve Ludzik Foundation and the Steve Ludzik Centre for Parkinson's Rehab at HDS and receive an official tax receipt, please make cheques payable to Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation with a memo citing Parkinson's Program.

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