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Bedford Place Mall

This location hosts several NSH rehabilitation and community wellness programs.

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902-473-1229

Clinics, Programs and Services

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Day Program

Offered at 1 location

The ABI Day Program offers outpatient therapy groups for people who have an acquired brain injury. The program is for people who want to learn more about their brain injury...

Referrals are accepted from physicians and any other health care provider. The referral form can be completed and faxed to the Coordinator- ABI Ambulatory Care Teams at 902-425-6574. An intake assessment will be completed to determine whether ABI Day Program is appropriate.

To attend the program you must be:

  • 18 years of age and older
  • Diagnosed with an acquired brain injury (e.g. traumatic brain injury, concussion, stroke, brain tumor, meningitis / encephalitis, lack of oxygen to the brain)
  • If diagnosis is a single concussion, you must be referred within 2 years of the date of injury
  • Able to participate in a group setting
  • Living within the province and have access to reliable transportation OR a device with reliable internet
  • Able to manage selfcare and medications during program times or have a caregiver to help
  • Medically stable and able to attend regular sessions

The Core Program runs for 12 -16 sessions, 2 times each week for 6 -8 weeks.
Each session is 1.5 hours – 2.25 hours.

ABI Series programs run for 8-16 sessions each, 1- 2 times each week for 6 weeks.
Each session is 90-120 minutes (1.5 - 2 hours).

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Outreach Team

Offered at 1 location

The Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Outreach Team is an interdisciplinary community-based health care service for people who have an acquired brain injury. Services are offered via home and community visits...

How do I access this service at this location? 

Referrals are accepted from Nova Scotia Health clinicians for individuals residing within Nova Scotia Health Central Zone. The referral form can be completed and faxed to the Coordinator- ABI Ambulatory Care Teams at 902-425-6574. An intake assessment will be completed to determine whether ABI Outreach is appropriate. 

To be eligible for services of the ABI Outreach team you must be: 

  • 18 years of age and older 
  • Diagnosed with an acquired brain injury (e.g. traumatic brain injury, stroke, brain tumor, meningitis /encephalitis, lack of oxygen to the brain) 
  • Have complex needs that require a comprehensive team approach 
  • Living within Nova Scotia Health Central Zone. 
  • Ready and willing to work with the team to reach the goals agreed upon 
  • Open to including family or support persons in reaching goals

Community Health Teams

Offered at 4 locations

The Community Health Team is a service of Nova Scotia Health in partnership with the IWK offers FREE in person and virtual wellness programs that are available to all Nova...

Dartmouth Community Health Team

ph: 902-460-4560 ext. 3
Email: cht@nshealth.ca

This location serves people from the following communities:

  • Cole Harbour
  • Dartmouth
  • Eastern Passage
  • East Preston
  • Lawrencetown
  • Mineville
  • North Preston

Early Supported Stroke Discharge Team

Offered at 1 location

The Early Supported Stroke Discharge team (ESD) is an interdisciplinary team including Recreation Therapy, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation Assistants, Speech Language Pathology, Communications Disorder Technician and Dietitian. The...

Located at the NeuroCommons, Unit 290
Tel: 902 221-5400
Fax: 902 425-6574

Referrals are accepted from Nova Scotia Health teams for individuals residing within Nova Scotia Health Central Zone and up to 25 kms from the NeuroCommons (1658 Bedford Highway).

A referral form must be faxed to the ESD Coordinator at 902-425-6574, including the ESD Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinic consultation. This consult form is attached at the end of the ESD team referral. The ESD PM&R clinic consult must be filled out by a Doctor or Nurse Practitioner.

The client will be seen by the ESD coordinator while still in hospital after the referral has been sent. The referring source will be notified if the patient is accepted to the ESD program. 

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