Foothills Medical Centre


Foothills Medical Centre

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest integrated provincial health care system serving over four million people in Alberta and supported by more than 103,000 direct employees.

Program Description:

The Tertiary Neuro Rehabilitation Unit at Foothills Medical Centre is situated in Calgary. It offers specialized rehabilitation services to persons living in southern Alberta recovering from spinal cord injury, brain injury, stroke, or other neurological injuries and illnesses. Patients and their families have important roles and are at the centre of our program while we all work together to meet their needs and improve their quality of life. We work closely with our community partners and others provincially, nationally, and internationally. Our AHS Cares values are at the heart of everything we stand for – compassion, accountability, respect, excellence, and safety

Implementation in Action

Consortium Team Members

Site Leads:

Rebecca Charbonneau – Medical Lead

Jason Knox – Program Manager

Implementation & Evaluation Specialists (IES)

Erika Reinarz – Nurse & IES

Site Implementation Team (SIT)

Steve Casha - Neurosurgeon

Tanya McFaul - Clinical Nurse Educator

Raj Parmar -  Nurse Practitioner

Ish Bains - Clinical Research Associate

Zahra Bhatia - Manager of Programs and Services (SCI-Alberta)

Magda Mouneimne-  Advance Practice Leader