What to Expect
Your First Appointment
Your first appointment will be a complete assessment of your cancer-related concerns and rehab needs. This appointment takes about 2 hours. We will ask you to complete surveys, which help the Cancer Rehab and Survivorship (CRS) team understand your concerns and needs. The surveys also assess your goals for the program.
For your assessment, you will first meet with a CRS physiotherapist or occupational therapist and/or a rehabilitation physician (physiatrist). Together with the CRS team, you will create a personalized rehab care plan to reach your goals.
Your CRS team consists of a physiatrist (medical doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation), occupational therapists, physiotherapists, kinesiologists (exercise professionals), a social worker, a neuropsychologist, dietitians, a wellness chef, and administrative assistants.
During your first appointment, the CRS team assesses the type of care you need.
The CRS team provides 3 different types of care: