Out-patient services - Adolescent Complex Concussion Clinic (ACCC)

The Adolescent Complex Concussion Clinic (ACCC) is a multi-disciplinary team specializing in treating school-aged adolescent who are slow to recover from a concussion. 

Referrals are screened and the adolescent is scheduled to see the members of the team who are the most appropriate to be involved in his/her care. 

Physiatry Criteria for referral: 
  • Aged 12-17 years or 18 year old in high school diagnosed with a concussion in the last 18 months. 
  • Is either MORE than 1 month post-concussion with persistent symptoms OR less than 1 month with ONE of the following risk factor(s): prior concussion(s), history of learning disability, diagnosis of ADHD or other developmental disability, history of migraine/headaches, history of depression/mood disorders/anxiety, and/or sleep disorder. 
  • Must have been seen by the local general physician, pediatrician, and/or concussion clinic but now needs specialized provincial service due to the unresolved complex persistent concussion symptoms. 
  • Physician referrals only. 
  • Exclusion: severe/untreated substance use disorder and mental health condition.
Possible team members include: 
  • Occupational Therapist 
  • GF Strong School Program Teacher 
  • Physiatrist 
  • Physiotherapist* 
  • Neuropsychologist* 
  • Social work (Limited service ? with referral from)

GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

4255 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 2G9
Phone: (604) 734-1313 extension 2235

Hours of operation

Monday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tuesday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Referral

Parking & transportation

Paid parking is available. Pay stations are located at the main entrance to the building and at the staff entrance on 28th Avenue. 

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