The Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre

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The Nova Scotia Rehabilitation and Arthritis Centre is the tertiary rehabilitation facility for the province of Nova Scotia, providing adult inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. As part of the QEII Health Sciences Centre and a partner with the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University, our mission is to achieve excellence in health, healing, and learning through working together.

Program Description:

The Neurology and Spinal Cord Injury Program provides interprofessional inpatient rehabilitation for persons with neurological conditions and spinal cord injuries. Our team of healthcare professionals works closely with support staff to provide quality care to our patients. We strive to provide our patients with a multidisciplinary care approach to help them achieve functional independence.

Implementation in Action

Consortium Team Members

Site Implementation Team (SIT)

Dr. Kate Montgomery – Physiatrist
Brittany Mitchell – Licensed Practical Nurse
Emily Purdy – Social Worker
Tara Moore – Physiotherapist
Megan Goreham – Occupational Therapist
Megan Barry – Occupational Therapist
Eve Tait – Clinical Nurse Educator
Robert Patey – Patient family advisor 

Site Leads

Dr. Sonja McVeigh – Physiatrist

Implementation & Evaluation Specialist (IES)

Erica Dagley – Physiotherapist