The Rehabilitation program provides care to medically stable patients, including those who have experienced a cardiac event, stroke or surgery.  The goal of the Rehabilitation program is help patients reach a level of independence and functioning that enables them to safely return to the community to continue their recovery.

The Rehabilitation program is transitional in nature.  This program is goal oriented and time limited.


Rehabilitation is located on Level 4 and 6 of the North Tower.


Patients are received on referral. Referrals must be completed by a health care provider. To refer a patient for Rehabilitation, complete the Complex Care & Rehabilitation Application Form and fax it to 905-681-4849.


  • Individualized patient plan with patient specific goals
  • Individual and group therapies
  • Promote independence and functioning to safely return home 

What to expect

Your Health Care Team

Rehabilitation is collaborative and interprofessional. While receiving rehabilitation, your health care team may consist of: 

  • Dietitian Services
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physician
  • Physiotherapy
  • Pharmacy
  • Social Work
  • Speech and Language Therapy

Family Support

Families are important members of the care team. We encourage them to be an active participant in your rehabilitation. 

This will assist with recovery in hospital and prepare for a smooth transition home. 

Your Health Care Plan

Your health care team will work with you and your family to develop health care plan that meets your goals and needs. Through therapy and active participation, patients are able to track their progress toward these goals.


Patients admitted to this program may incur costs not covered by OHIP. These costs are the responsibility of the patient and their family.


P: 905-632-3730 ext. 4132
F: 905-681-4849

Contact Us:

Joseph Brant Hospital
1230 North Shore Blvd.
Burlington, ON L7S 1W7


P: 905-632-3737