Vocational rehabilitation services located at G.F Strong Rehab Centre offer vocational counselling support and assessment to improve clients? employment potential by developing a return to work plan, determining work accommodations, and exploring suitable job options.
Medical diagnoses include: spinal cord injury, acquired brain injury including stroke and traumatic brain injury, arthritis and other rheumatic diseases, amputation, neuromuscular skeletal conditions.
When clients have functional changes that impact their ability to work, a vocational rehab counsellor can help explore vocational options to address concerns about employment. For example, clients might want to start a graduated return to work, learn their rights as employees, obtain job accommodations, go back to school, explore a career change, or better understand insurance benefits.
Referrals must be made by a physician or nurse practitioner.
Client must be 16 years of age or older.
Client must be a resident of Vancouver Coastal Health region or admitted to one of the GF Strong Rehab Centre's programs.
Paid parking is available. Pay stations are located at the main entrance to the building and at the staff entrance on 28th Avenue.