Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
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|Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital|
|Alberta Health Services|
|Location||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|Hospital type||Rehabilitation, Research|
|Website||Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital|
|Lists||Hospitals in Canada|
The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Glenrose is the largest freestanding comprehensive tertiary rehabilitation centre in North America 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. 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 Assistive Technology, Alberta Caregiver College, Cochlear Implant Service, Telehealth, Seating Service, Prosthetics and Orthotics, and Scoliosis Clinic.
Research at Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital
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