Areas of Expertise
Neuro Rehabilitation (9 North) is a 20-bed unit focusing on patients with traumtic brain injury, and also includes other neurological conditions such as spinal cord injury, cerebral vascular accident, multiple sclerosis, Guillian-Barre, and cerebral palsy. As a team, we deliver high quality care tailored to each patients special needs. Medical, nursing and a combination of speech, occupational and physical therapies are provided using an interdisciplinary approach. 9 North is a team-oriented nursing unit. As 9 North nurses we build therapeutic relationships with the patients and their families via the primary care nursing delivery model. As 9 North nurses we feel very fulfilled and rewarded by being able to see the patients progress and satisfaction throughout their recovery period to their maximum level of function.
- Orientation program for patients with post-traumatic amnesia
- Bladder and bowel training
- Fall prevention strategies
- Special pressure-relief beds
- Patient and family education groups
- Interdisciplinary team rounds
- Speech therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Physical therapy
- Recreational therapy
We look for open-minded, team-oriented, approachable, flexible, responisble, reliable people to care for the special needs of our patients.
Nurse Manager: Marlene Clarke RN BSN
Nurse Educator: Gweneth Irish RN BSN ONC