Community Therapists is pleased to report we were one of the successful proponents for WorkSafeBC's Driver Assessment & Rehabilitation Services (DARS) RFP. This contract was awarded in November 2021 and will serve drivers with physical, cognitive and psycho-social limitations which impact driving ability.
We are deeply saddened by the flooding impacting communities in Abbotsford and other areas in the Fraser Valley. We have been following this issue closely and have also financially contributed to the Abbotsford Disaster Relief Fund. This fund is a joint effort of the Abbotsford Community Foundation, the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce and the University of the Fraser Valley.
Community Therapists is delighted to report that we were successful in our recent request for proposal and were re-awarded Return to Work Support Services (RTWSS) contracts in Surrey, Vancouver West and Burnaby. Additionally, our group was awarded new contracts in East Vancouver, Coquitlam, Abbotsford, Vernon, Victoria, Courtenay and Trail BC.
Community Therapists is pleased to announce the launch of our Post COVID-19 Treatment Program (PCTP). The PCTP is Community Therapists’ response to the needs of clients who have recovered from their COVID-19 illness but continue to experience functional limitations which impact their daily functioning, sometimes referred to as Long COVID.
CTI is pleased to report we were one of the successful proponents for WorkSafeBC's OT Services Request for Qualifications. This new contract amalgamates the previous Brain Injury and Community OT contracts into one agreement.
A recent upgrade of head office computers resulted in an opportunity to contribute to a local non profit organization supporting the settlement of newcomer families to Canada. The Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House provides a number of programs to serve the community including emergency childcare, settlement services, food programs and employment services.
In recognition of her work with the UBC MOT program’s Vocational Rehabilitation module and her recent appointment as the lead instructor for this course, we are happy to report that Monita Khaira Sandhu has been appointed the rank of Clinical Instructor by the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at UBC.
After consultation with our clinical and administrative staff and review of the current BC Public Health Office (PHO) and WorkSafeBC guidelines as well as information from the BC Centre for Disease Control, Community Therapists is pleased to provide an outline of our Restart Plan. In accordance with WorkSafeBC requirements, please click here for a detailed Safety Plan.
We are pleased to announce that Monita Khaira Sandhu has been appointed lead clinical instructor for the UBC MOT Vocational Rehabilitation module and both Lia Jetha and Danae Rau will also be returning as instructors for this course.
Further to our message on March 18, 2020, this notice provides a current update on our response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We remain fully operational and are currently accepting referrals for Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy and Kinesiology services (telehealth & in-person community/workplace visits).