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From 2017 to 2021, FM-PRO's Redevelopment team transformed Toronto Rehab's E.W. Bickle Centre from a 1950s hospital built to care for veterans post-war, to a state-of-the-art facility offering complex continuing care to people of all ages.
Located in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood at 130 Dunn Ave., Bickle Centre cares for patients living with chronic and complex health issues, such as diabetes, kidney disease, heart disease and Alzheimer's disease. Serving both inpatients and outpatients, the 208-bed facility helps patients recover strength and mobility, so they can better manage their disease and restore independence.
Built more than 60 years ago, Bickle Centre required substantial upgrades and renovations, including:
Throughout the five year project, the Redevelopment team ensured all patients could continue to receive high quality care safely and without interruption. They achieved this by completing renovations unit by unit and using a closed ward as “swing space," where patients could stay while their area underwent construction.