Out-patient Clinics and Services

Out-patient clinics for people who live in the community

Description:

Individuals with complex and ongoing health problems need help from time to time to maintain or improve their health and quality of life. West Park Healthcare Centre's Out-patient Clinics and Services conduct assessment, treatment and on-going care after discharge. It provides a variety of rehabilitation and wellness services as a continuum of care upon discharge, and trains family members and caregivers to provide care in the home.

Outpatient Clinics

Amputee Clinics

  • Individuals with limb amputations can access the Assistive Devices Program (ADP) for authorized mobility aids (except wheel chairs).
  • Includes amputee assessment and follow-up clinics

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Clinic

  • For patients with severe communication disorders
  • Services include assessment of communication challenges (including speaking, writing or using the telephone)prescription of technology and training in strategies to enhance communication

Spasticity Management Clinic

  • Physiatrist (rehabilitation specialist) assessment and treatment of individuals with spasticity disorders-

Type: Wellness & Therapy

Funding: The cost of the service is covered for patients with a valid Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) card issued by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. (See "Additional Information" for more detail)

Eligibility: Adults living in the community

Referral requirements:

Amputee Clinics

  • Appointments made in consultation with a West Park physiatrist
  • For appointments, please call 416-243-3600, ext. 2724.

Augmentative and Alternative Communication Clinic

  • To make a referral, please call 416-243-3600, ext. 4679.

Spasticity Management Clinic

  • Appointments made in consultation with a West Park physiatrist;
  • For appointments, please call the clinic at 416-243-3721 to obtain a referral form and have the completed form faxed to us at 416-243-3907

Contact Information:

For further information about West Park's Out-patient Clinics and services, please call 416-243-3640.

Additional Information:

  • Referrals may or may not be required dependant on the clinic/service being accessed.
  • Access times vary according to service. Some services may be accessed right away, some are accessible 24 – 48 hours from date of referral, and in some cases, there may be waiting lists.
  • Patients living in northwest Toronto have waitlist priority.
  • While appointments are not required to access all services, booking in advance is encouraged to secure the most ideal appointment time and date.
  • Certain services require a valid Ontario health card (OHIP card) issued by the provincial Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.
  • Patients may face additional fees for equipment and/or services.