Restorative Care

Restorative Care Program - Corner Brook Long Term Care Home

Restorative care focuses on enabling individuals to regain and retain their independence following the debilitating effects of an illness and/or injury that required hospitalization.

A 14 bed restorative care unit is available at Corner Brook Long Term Care Home and offers individuals the opportunity to improve and go home after an illness or surgery in a positive environment.

Restorative Care Program Brochure (PDF)

 

Objectives:

  • To discharge individuals back to their previous living arrangement at an optimal level of functioning
  • To reduce use of acute care beds for alternate level of care therefore improving access to appropriate acute care beds and reducing overflow

Eligibility:

  • Individuals aged 65 and older with a length of stay in acute care at WMRH of greater than 10 days whose recovery requires a longer period of time.
  • Individuals must be medically stable, and be able to tolerate 30 minutes of moderate to low intensity therapy 5 days per week within a therapeutic setting that includes nursing rehabilitation, a community dining room, and opportunities for socialization
  • Individuals must have a sitting tolerance of minimum of 1 to 2 hours, 2-3 times/day

Cost:

There is no cost for board and lodging. There may be costs associated with attendance at outside functions.



Consideration for Restorative Care:

All individuals who meet eligibility criteria will be reviewed for suitability and their readiness for transfer to restorative care as a component of discharge planning from acute care, Western Memorial Regional Hospital.

Further information on the restorative care unit is available by contacting:

Clinical Manager,Corner Brook Long Term Care Home
4 University Drive
Corner Brook, A2H 5G4
(709) 637-3999, extension 3500

or

Occupational Therapist, Restorative Care Unit
Corner Brook Long Term Care Home
4 University Drive
Corner Brook, A2H 5G4
(709) 637-3999, extension 3500