Injuries

Injuries

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

Information

The Cypress Health Region offers an Acquired Brain Injury program for those who encounter such an injury.  Clients can include survivors of a brain injury and family members.  Services offered include case management, counselling and support, support groups, and work/school program modifications.

Referrals for service are received from other healthcare workers, community partner agencies and /or self-referrals.  An initial appointment is made with the injured individual and his/her family to explain program functions and obtain permission to access medical information, assess needs, set up treatment goals, and do home visits. Between appointments many clients/families/service providers communicate with the assessor/coordinator by telephone and email to solve simple issues and keep the treatment goals on course.  ABI is mandated to serve clients with ABI and their families/supports.

 

Referral Process

Clinical referrals from any other health or social service agency.  Self-referrals from clients and/or families.  Admission to the program is mandated by medical evidence of moderate or severe brain injury.

ABI Request for Consultation and Treatment

Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

Information The Cypress Health Region offers an Acquired Brain Injury program for those who encounter such an injury.  Clients can include survivors of a brain injury and family members.  Services offered include case management, counselling and support, support groups, and work/school program modifications. Referrals for

Cypress Health Region – Home Care

Information:

The Cypress Health Regions Home Care Services have a mission to provide a holistic care approach to clients and caregivers in the home environment in order to maintain optimal quality of life and independence. Its vision is to develop and sustain an integrated multidisciplinary home care service that attempts to meet the physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs of all individuals and groups we serve and which is appropriate, timely, affordable, flexible, accountable, accessible and continually strives for excellence.

Programs:

  • Case Management Upon receiving a request for services, a Case Manager will complete an assessment to identify specific individual care needs. From the assessment, a personalized care plan will be developed and implemented to provide ongoing monitoring of care for each client.  A Case Manager can also provide applications for Program Beds, Day Programs, Respite Care and Long Term Care.
  • Personal Care Personal care is provided by trained Home Care Aides and includes bathing, grooming, as well as foot and nail care. It can also include assistance with dressing/undressing and medication management. ***There is a charge for this service
  • Nursing Nursing is available as part of the Cypress Health Region Home Care Program and is provided by Registered Nurses. Focusing on family-centred health care, nursing teaches self-care to clients and their families while some special treatments are offered if prescribed by the client’s physician. *** No charge to the client for services; however, a fee is charged for certain nursing supplies
  • Physical Therapy Following an initial assessment, physical therapy may be provided by a Physical Therapist and includes ongoing assessment of functioning. Preventative and maintenance therapy programs are taught to the client, as well as their family and care providers. Individual needs are assessed and rehabilitation equipment is ordered as required. *** No charge to the client
  • Meal Preparation If an individual is unable to get out of their home or prepare their own meals, meal preparation can be provided by trained Home Care Aides. It will only be approved if specific criteria is met. *** There is a charge for this service
  • Meals On Wheels The Cypress Health Region Meals on Wheels program provides nutritionally balanced meals delivered to clients’ homes. These meals are prepared at Cypress Health Region facilities and are delivered by community volunteers. *** There is a charge for this service
  • Wellness Program/Health Counselling The Wellness Program/Health Councelling assesses your health and wellness while also promoting and encouraging adults to take steps to determine and meet their own health needs. Staffed by Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses, this service provides education opportunities to promote healthy lifestyles to help you cope with changes that come with aging and to learn to live with chronic conditions that are often a part of life. Advanced foot care is aslo available for a $5 charge.

Cypress Health Region – Home Care

Information: The Cypress Health Regions Home Care Services have a mission to provide a holistic care approach to clients and caregivers in the home environment in order to maintain optimal quality of life and independence. Its vision is to develop and sustain an integrated multidisciplinary

Cypress Health Region – Therapies

Information:

Therapy services are offered throughout the Cypress Health Region. The base of the department resides in the Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current.

Programs:

  • Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy focuses on those having problems with doing activities that are important to them.
  • Physical Therapy: Physical therapy focuses on a wide range of health problems such as muscles, bones and joints, and the circulatory, respiratory, and nervous systems.
  • Recreation Therapy: Recreation therapy focuses on restoring leisure independence and the overall well-being of clients.
  • Speech Language Pathology: Speech language pathology focuses on clients who need help with communication or swallowing.

Referral Process

The region’s therapy staff travel to many communities to provide services in the home locale of clients. For complete information on services available in your community please call us!

Therapy Patient Referral

Pediatric Health and Development Team – Referral Form

Cypress Health Region – Therapies

Information: Therapy services are offered throughout the Cypress Health Region. The base of the department resides in the Cypress Regional Hospital in Swift Current. Programs: Occupational Therapy: Occupational therapy focuses on those having problems with doing activities that are important to them. Physical Therapy: Physical

Cypress Health Region- Acquired Brain Injury

Information

Each year in Saskatchewan approximately 2,200 people sustain an acquired brain injury.  The most common causes for the injury include vehicle collisions, strokes, falls, and brain aneurysms.

The Cypress Health Region offers an Acquired Brain Injury program for those who encounter such an injury.  Clients can include survivors of a brain injury and family members.  Services offered include case management, counselling and support, support groups, and work/school program modifications.

Cypress Health Region- Acquired Brain Injury

Information Each year in Saskatchewan approximately 2,200 people sustain an acquired brain injury.  The most common causes for the injury include vehicle collisions, strokes, falls, and brain aneurysms. The Cypress Health Region offers an Acquired Brain Injury program for those who encounter such an injury. 

Health Line 811

Information:

HealthLine is a confidential, 24-hour health information and support telephone line. It is staffed by experienced and specially trained client navigators, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and social workers.

Call HealthLine at 811 for professional health advice.

  • Available 24 hours
  • Confidential
  • Free of charge
  • Translation in over 100 languages

 

Health Line 811

Information: HealthLine is a confidential, 24-hour health information and support telephone line. It is staffed by experienced and specially trained client navigators, registered nurses, registered psychiatric nurses and social workers. Call HealthLine at 811 for professional health advice. Available 24 hours Confidential Free of charge

Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)

Information:

A provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work. The legislation, The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013, describes the workplaces that are covered and the benefits provided.

Referral Process

http://www.wcbsask.com/workers/if-youre-injured/
 

Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB)

Information: A provincial agency that delivers workplace insurance to Saskatchewan employers and benefits to Saskatchewan workers when they are hurt at work. The legislation, The Workers’ Compensation Act, 2013, describes the workplaces that are covered and the benefits provided.

Special Needs Equipment – Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information:

The Special Needs Equipment program provides the following services:

  1. Equipment Loan Program
  2. Repair and Maintenance
  3. Retail Sales

 

Special Needs Equipment – Saskatchewan Abilities Council

Information: The Special Needs Equipment program provides the following services: Equipment Loan Program Repair and Maintenance Retail Sales  

STRIDE – Physiotherapy Clinic

Information:

Stride aims to provide our clients a comprehensive menu of health care services that are founded in the most current, evidenced based research.

Programs

  • Physical Therapy
  • Massage Therapy
  • Exercise Therapy
  • Concussion Management
  • Falls Prevention
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Educational seminars

Referral Process

Referrals are accepted if they are "Client" /self-referral (direct access) or through a physician referral.

STRIDE – Physiotherapy Clinic

Information: Stride aims to provide our clients a comprehensive menu of health care services that are founded in the most current, evidenced based research. Programs Physical Therapy Massage Therapy Exercise Therapy Concussion Management Falls Prevention Ergonomic Assessments Educational seminars

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