What to Expect
Your First Appointment
Your first appointment at the Cancer Rehab and Survivorship (CRS) program takes about 2 hours.
You will be asked to complete surveys in the first 20 minutes of your appointment. The surveys help the CRS team understand your concerns and needs, and assess your goals for the program.
You will be assessed by a physiotherapist or occupational therapist when your surveys are complete. You may also be assessed by a physiatrist (doctor of physical medicine and rehab).
Together with the CRS team you will create your own care plan to help you reach your goals.
Your CRS team is made up of many types of health professionals. Your team includes a physiatrist, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, kinesiologists, massage therapists, social worker, psychologist, neuropsychologist, dietitian, wellness chef and coordinators.
During your first appointment the CRS team decides on the type of care you need.
The CRS team provides 3 different types of care: