Unlock Canadian Government-Supported Physiotherapy: Navigating Subsidized Services for Therapists and Patients

Discover the support you need! The government is proud to offer a range of programs providing subsidized access to physiotherapy services for patients. Whether you're a dedicated physiotherapist or an individual seeking care, these initiatives are designed to enhance accessibility. Learn more about the available programs and how to access subsidized physiotherapy services.

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Cardiac Rehab

Wellness Institute - 1075 Leila Avenue

Cardiac Patients

Adults with a diagnosed cardiac condition (MI, CAD, CABG, valve surgery, CHF, transplant, PAD)

  • Refereral required by hospital physician or primary care physician
  • No waiting list but it has specific intake dates (every 1-2 weeks)
  • Service cost: Fee with Subsidy Option. $270+GST (subsidy available if insurance exhausted and finances are a concern)

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Clinic

Deer Lodge Centre - 2109 Portage Ave

Short-Term Care Needs

Those in need of assessment &/or short-term intervention.  Community transition e.g.) recent discharge from inpatient Geri rehab or acute care who require targeted follow up. Prioritize those at risk of hospitalization or decompensation in community. 65+ in day hospital located in Winnipeg West.

  • Referral required
  • Service wait time: 2 weeks
  • Service costs: No fee

Day Hospital

Seven Oaks Hospital - 2300 McPhillips Street

Elderly Multidisciplinary Care

Adults age 65 and older, who have multidisciplinary needs

  • Referral: self referral accepted but physician referral prefered.
  • Service wait time: high priorities 2-3 weeks - lower priorities up to 2 months
  • Service cost: No fee

Easy Street

Misericordia Health Centre - Unit 6 - 25 Sherbrook Street

Life Skills Rehabilitation

It provides service to adults in the WRHA region who are having difficulty with everyday living skills due to a life-impacting health change such as a brain injury, stroke or long COVID. We identify goals to increase our clients independence and perform activities like dressing, walking, banking, shopping, taking the bus and driving a power wheelchair.

  • Referral required
  • Service wait time: 16 weeks
  • Service cost: No fee

Geriatric - Day Hospital

Robert A. Steen Day Hospital, located at Riverview Health Centre- 1 Morley Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3L 2P4

Flexible Senior Rehabilitation

Older adults (65+). There are no diagnosis restrictions or indications, though there should be some identifiable goals that can be achieved through short-term rehabilitation.  Read More Here!