In-patient services - Adolescent and Young Adult Program - GF Strong

The Adolescent and Young Adult Program provides adolescents, age 12 to 19 with acquired or congenital disabilities living in British Columbia and the Yukon an opportunity to address their rehabilitation needs and the transition tasks of adolescences.

This program provides interdisciplinary assessment and treatment for persons with complex neuro-muscular-skeletal conditions. Adolescents with primarily developmental intellectual impairment or mental health conditions are not seen.

  • Concussion
  • Moderate to severe brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury and spina bifida
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Neuro-muscular disease such as Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy
  • Other congenital or acquired neuro-muscular diseases
Services provided:
  • Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services
  • Individual goal setting
  • Assessment and treatment
  • Assistance with service funding options
  • Information and referral to community resources
  • Education for clients, families, care providers and schools
Team members:
  • Physiatrist (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician)
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Language Pathologist
  • Teacher
  • Recreational Therapist
  • Neuropsychologist

GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre

4255 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 2G9
Phone: (604) 737-6291
Fax: (604) 730-7904

Referral

Referrals must be made by a physician or nurse practitioner. 

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. 

Eligibility

?Adolescents, aged 12 to 19 years old

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