Health Care & Supports

 

Atlantic Prosthetics


A full service prosthetics clinic, providing a complete choice of artificial limbs for amputees. Located within the Polyclinic Professional Centre.

 

106-199 Grafton Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 1L2
Tel: (902) 368-7767
Toll Free: 1-866-331-7767
Email: thelimblizard@eastlink.ca
Website: www.atlanticprosthetics.com

 


 

Bayshore Home-Health


Offers home care solutions and services such as nursing, personal care, home support, companionship, serious injury home care, and pediatric home care.

 

8 Mount Edward Rd.
Charlottetown, PE C1A 5N2
Contact: Mary MacDonald,
Charlottetown Area Director
Tel: (902) 892-7355
Toll Free: 1-800-892-7355
Email: charlottetown@bayshore.ca
Website: www.bayshore.ca

 


Canadian Red Cross - PEI Regional Office


"Respite Care Services" provide comprehensive assistance tailored to individual needs. Red Cross also loans standard and specialized equipment such as canes, crutches, wheelchairs, bath seats, and commodes (limited to Queens County). The equipment is loaned on a short-term basis, free.

 

62 Prince Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4R2
Tel: (902) 628-6262
Website: www.redcross.ca or click here

 


PEI Community Mental Health - The Richmond Centre


The mandate of Richmond Centre, as well as the other Community Mental Health locations across PEI, is to provide a broad range of community- based counseling to individuals, families, groups, and communities. The mental health teams are established under a multi-disciplinary model with professionals from the disciplines of nursing, psychology, social work, and psychiatry.

 

Charlottetown
Richmond Centre
1 Rochford St, Charlottetown, PE
Mailing: PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Tel: (902) 368-4430

Summerside
c/o Prince County Hospital
65 Roy Boates Avenue, Summerside
Mailing: PO Box 3000
Summerside, PE C1N 2A9
Tel: (902) 888-8180

Alberton
c/o Western Hospital
Alberton, PE C0B 1B0
Tel: (902) 853-8670

Souris
c/o Souris Hospital
17 Knights Lane
Mailing: PO Box 64
Souris, PE C0A 2B0
Tel: (902) 687-7110
Montague
126 Douses Road
Montague, PE C0A 1R0
Tel: (902) 838-0960
Website: click here

 


 

East Prince Equipment Pool


Offers the free loan of specialized equipment, short-term, for persons with a disability.

 

Aubin Arsenault Building, Room 317
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Contact; Cindy Warren
Tel: (902) 888-8440
 

 


 

Harding Medical Supplies


Delivers individualized attention and innovative and custom solutions to persons with disabilities.

 

17 MacAlleer Drive
Charlottetown, PE C1A 2A1
Tel: (902) 628-1400
Toll Free: 1-800-265-1360
Email: hardingpei@hardingmedical.pe.ca
Website: www.hardingmedical.com

 


 

Island Home Health Care


Has a complete selection of incontinence supplies, first aid supplies, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, etc. Free delivery is available.

 

41 St. Peters Road
Charlottetown, PE
Tel: (902) 628-1500

 


 

Recreation Therapy, IWK Pediatric Rehabilitation Service


The premier Pediatric Rehabilitation service in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for children and youth. Go to the website, select "Care Services" button on top navigational bar, scroll down the list to click on the "Recreation Therapy" hotlink. Select the "Leisure For Me" button on the left-hand navigational list - this PDF has information on travel, adaptive equipment, organizations, and health tips for families.

 

IWK Health Centre
5850/5980 University Avenue
PO Box 9700
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8
Tel: (902) 470-7539
Email: Andrea.Waters@iwk.nshealth.ca
Website: www.iwk.nshealth.ca

 


 

Lawtons Home Healthcare


Carries a broad range of the proper products and related services for persons with mobility impairment. Staffed with knowledgeable sales and service personnel who offer in store and in-home equipment assessments and service repair, or installation or rental of their products.

 

Sherwood Centre
161 St. Peter’s Road
Charlottetown, PE C1A 5P7

Tel: (902) 628-6611
Cell: (902) 314-2841
Contact: Blair Gallant
Cell: (902) 314-0556
SummerSide Centre
475 Granville Street
Summerside PE C1A 3N9
Tel: (902) 432-3563
Website: www.lawtons.ca

 


 

Murphy’s Home Health Care


A complete selection of incontinence and first aid supplies, wheelchairs, walkers, canes, etc. Free delivery.

 

24 St. Peters Road
Charlottetown, PE
Tel: (902) 628-1500
56 Broadway Street
Kensington, PE
Tel: (902) 836-3316
Website: www.murphyspharmacies.com

 


 

Health PEI


Provides residential and non-residential treatment for chemically dependent persons and their families in locations across PEI. Committed to a 12-Step philosophy and mutual support systems to assist clients and families in ongoing recovery.

 

Queen’s Region
P.O. Box 2000
Mt. Herbert, PE C1A 7N8
Tel: (902) 368-4120
Website: click here
Youth Addiction Services
Website: click here

 


 

PEI Department of Health


Provides public health services, primary care, acute care, community hospital, and continuing care services to Islanders to help ensure their optimal health.

 

PO Box 2000
16 Garfield Street, First Floor
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Tel: (902) 368-6130
Website: www.gov.pe.ca/health

 


 

The PEI Home Care Program (Department of Health)


Provides health care and support services including assessment, care coordination, nursing, personal care, respite, occupational and physical therapies, adult protection, integrated palliative care, community-based dialysis, assessment for nursing home admission, and community support services.

 

Souris
17 Knights Lane, (Souris Hospital)
Tel: (902) 687-7096


Summerside
310 Brophy Avenue, (Wedgewood
Manor)
Tel: (902) 888-8440


Montague
15 Rosedale Road, (Riverview Manor)
Tel: (902) 838-0786

 

O’Leary
14 MacKinnon Drive,
(Community Hospital)
Tel: (902) 859-8700


Charlottetown
115 Murchison Lane,
(Hillsborough Hospital)
Tel: (902) 368-4790
Website: click here

 


 

PEI Occupational Therapists Registration Board


The governing body responsible for regulating the practice of occupational therapy in PEI, and protecting public interest by reviewing applicants. Maintains a list of currently registered OTs.

 

PO Box 2248, Stn Central
Charlottetown, PE C1A 8B9
Tel: (902) 892-1266
Website: www.peiot.org

 


 

The Prince County Hospital


The Restorative Care Unit offers a team approach to patient care where both the emotional and physical aspects of illness are considered. The patient, family, and team work together to achieve the best possible outcomes. General Visiting Hours: 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

65 Roy Boates Avenue
Summerside, PE C1N 2A9
General Tel: (902) 438-4200
Contact: Pam Berrigan,
Nurse Manager
Tel: (902) 438-4505
Email: paberrigan@ihis.org
Website: click here

 


 

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH)


The Provincial Rehabilitation Unit (Unit 7) is a specialized, 20-bed unit, staffed by an interdisciplinary team including nurses, physicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, prosthetics and orthotics specialists, nutrition services, volunteer services, speech-language pathologists, and social workers. Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, also know as Physiatry, is the medical specialty responsible for overseeing the treatment of patients with a wide range of disabilities. Other services available in the Physical Medicine Department include a "Seating Clinic" available by self-referral and a "Wound Care Clinic" by physician referral. General Visiting Hours: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and 2:30 - 8:30 p.m.

 

60 Riverside Drive, PO Box 6600
Charlottetown, PE C1A 8T5
General Tel: (902) 894-2111


Unit 7, Provincial Rehabilitation Unit
Contact: Maridee Garnhum, Nurse Manager
Tel: (902) 894-2426
Email: mrgarnhum@ihis.org


Contact: Heather Cutcliffe, Manager Physical Medicine
Tel: (902) 894-2066
Email: hkcutcliffe@gov.pe.ca


Contact: Melva O’Connor-Rafuse, Social Work
Tel: (902) 894-2480

Website: click here

 


 

Shoppers Home Health Care


A selection of products such as wheelchairs, canes, ramps, adjustable beds, and more to assist persons with disabilities.

 

390 University Ave,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4N5
Tel: (902) 892-3433
Toll Free: 1-800-746-7737

 


 

Sidewinder Conversions and Mobility


Works with the customer to create a personalized vehicle that will meet mobility needs. A diverse selection of mobility products that come from distinct companies such as VMI, Ricon, and Bruno Braun.

 

44658 Yale Road West
Chilliwack, BC V2R 0G5
Tel: (604) 792-2082
Toll Free: 1-888-266-2299
Sales Email: graham@sidewinderconversions.com
Website: www.sidewinder-conversions.com

 


 

Sure Grip


Provides unique "push rock" acclaimed style of driving "push forward for brake, rock back for acceleration" promoted by the National Mobility Equipment Dealers Association (NMEDA) as the fourth recognized style of driving for the disabled under nationally recognized terminologies.

 

Howell Ventures Ltd.
4850 Rte 102
Upper Kingsclear, NB E3E 1P8
Tel: (506) 363-5289
Toll Free: 1-888-370-5050
Email: suregrip@suregrip-hvl.com
Website: www.suregrip-hvl.com

 


 

Toronto Rehab’s Lyndhurst Centre


Toronto Rehab’s Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Program is housed in the Lyndhurst Centre, one of Toronto Rehab’s six centres across Toronto. It is the longest-running rehab program in North America for people with traumatic spinal cord injuries and non-traumatic diseases of the spinal cord. It is also Canada’s largest inpatient program. Toronto Rehab has an unparalleled wealth of experience helping patients with spinal cord injuries to rebuild their skills and lives. Individuals are referred from doctors from acute care hospitals across Ontario, across Canada, and around the world.

 

520 Sutherland Drive
Toronto, ON M4G 3V9
Tel: (416) 597-3422 ext. 6000
Intake Coordinator Email: intakeinpatients@torontorehab.on.ca
Outpatient Services Email: SCRPoutpatientsinfo@torontorehab.on.ca
Website: www.torontorehab.com or
www.torontorehab.com/patient/spinal/index.htm

 


 

We Care Home Health Services


Providing home care programs to persons with disabilities, including: 24-hour live-in care, homemaking and meal preparation, infant and childcare, personal care including specialized foot-care, and services directly related to specific disabilities.

 

161 St. Peters Rd., PO Box 20075
Charlottetown, PE C1A 9E3
Contact: Greg McKim
Branch Director
Tel: (902) 894-3025
Toll Free: 1-877-853-1195
Website: www.wecare.ca