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Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation

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Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation (SCCR) is the provincial tertiary centre for rehabilitation of the complex neurological disorders in New-Brunswick, located in Fredericton.

Program Description:

The Centre offers specialized assessment and intervention services to clients from all parts of the province. The program provides specialized inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient services and specialty clinics. With services provided in both official languages, the Centre offers support to community therapists who are providing primary and secondary services, via consultation and professional education opportunities. Research and provision of information/services to consumers are also essential components of the tertiary program. Our multi-disciplinary clinical care team includes Physiatry, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Social Work, Psychology/Neuropsychology, Speech-Language Pathology, Recreation Therapy, Clinical Nutrition, Nursing, Assistive Technology Services, Adaptive Driving Service, Adaptive Seating Service, Augmentative Communication Service, Rehabilitation Engineering and Spiritual Care.

Adjacent to the SCCR is the Stan Cassidy Kiwanis House, which offers accessible accommodation, and Atlantic Canada's only fully accessible rehabilitation Therapeutic Park. Transitional Living Suites (TLS) are accessible and self-contained living spaces on site at SCCR, designed for patients requiring intensive assessment and/or rehabilitation but who do not require intensive nursing care. SCCR has both an adult and a pediatric team

Implementation in Action

Consortium Team Members

Site Leads

Dr. Colleen O’Connell – Physiatrist and Research Chief
Dr. JoAnne Savoie –  Clinical Neuropsychologist

Implementation & Evaluation Specialists (IES)

Dominique LeBlanc – Physiotherapist (on leave)
Chelsea Crockford – Recreational Therapist 

Site Implementation Team (SIT) – Sexual health

Debbie Lebreton – Occupational Therapist
Allison Banks – Occupational Therapist
Dr. Christina Drost – Psychologist
Amy Webb – Psychology intern
Andrea Thompson – Community Partner
George Woodworth – Community Partner
Debbie Dunnett – Registered Nurse

Site Implementation Team (SIT) – Walking

Shane McCullum – Physiotherapist & Research Manager
Stephanie Martin – Physiotherapist
Ashley Rose – Physiotherapist
Erica dePassillée – Physiotherapist
Dominique LeBlanc – Physiotherapist
Isabelle Ross – PTA


Site Implementation Team (SIT) – Walking

Dr. JoAnne Savoie – Psychologist
Dr. Becky Mills – Psychologist
Chris McAloon – Spiritual Services Coordinator 


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