Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital

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Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
Alberta Health Services
Geography
Location Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Coordinates 53°33′36″N 113°29′50″W / 53.56000°N 113.49722°W / 53.56000; -113.49722 (Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital)Coordinates: 53°33′36″N 113°29′50″W / 53.56000°N 113.49722°W / 53.56000; -113.49722 (Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital)
Organization
Care system Medicare
Hospital type Rehabilitation, Research
Services
Emergency department No
Beds 244
History
Founded 1964
Links
Website Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
Lists Hospitals in Canada

The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is a hospital located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Glenrose is the largest freestanding comprehensive tertiary rehabilitation centre in North America[citation needed] and offers services to children and adults on an inpatient, outpatient and outreach basis. Opened in 1964, the 244-bed facility has developed an international reputation for excellence in key areas of complex rehabilitation and specialized geriatrics.[citation needed] The Glenrose offers highly specialized assessment, treatment, consultation and technology services, as well as education for patients and families through more than 120 clinics and services.

In addition to rehabilitation services for all age groups, areas of focus also include mental health and psychiatric services for children and seniors, as well as cardiac rehabilitation for adults. Specialized technology enhances patient care in programs such as the Syncrude Centre for Motion and Balance, I CAN Centre for Augmentative and Assistive Communication, Alberta Caregiver College, Cochlear Implant Service, Telehealth Seating Service, Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Scoliosis Clinic.

Research at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital[edit]

Glenrose rehabilitation research aims to improve the quality of life for people of all ages. Themes of research include:

  • Assistive technology to assess and treat people with disabilities
  • Helping children with developmental disorders through better understanding, assessment and care
  • Improving function in persons with chronic conditions
  • Anticipating the needs of an aging population

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