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IWK Pediatric Rehabilitation Service Equipment Loan Program

Location

Located In
Halifax Peninsula
Where To Find Us
Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
5850/5980 University Ave
Halifax, NS B3K 6R8
Areas Served
Nova Scotia

Contact

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E-Mail
Kate.Gilesiwk.nshealth.ca
Phone
902-470-3840 
902-240-2882 (cell)
Contact
Andrea Waters; Phone: (902) 470-7539

Description & Services

Information
 
Equipment Loan Program - Recreation Therapy 
 
The IWK Pediatric Rehabilitation Recreation Therapy Adapted Equipment Loan Program was established through the ongoing support of the IWK Auxiliary to give families of children and youth with a disability living in Nova Scotia the opportunity to borrow a variety of resources. This guide outlines the process for borrowing adapted equipment. Please contact Recreation Therapy at (902) 470-3840 if you are interested in our service. 
 
Guidelines:  
 
IWK Rec Therapy operates a referral-based service. Please contact service for a referral form. Equipment will be only be loaned after assessment by an IWK Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). 
 
Equipment will be loaned according to the needs of children, youth, and families and at the discretion of IWK Recreation Therapy staff. 
 
It is the responsibility of the family to arrange drop-off and pick-up. If traveling to pick up the item is not feasible please discuss with a Recreation Therapist to make alternative arrangements.  
 
The equipment will be inspected for damage when equipment is loaned and when it is returned. Please clean equipment prior to return to the IWK. 
 
 
Equipment Listings (click to view webpage with details): 
 
Adapted Bikes 
 
Beach Mobility and All-Terrain 
 
Recreation and Sport
Dates
All Year.
Tags
Adaptive Equipment ; Annapolis Valley Connect ; Cape Breton Connect ; Equipment Rental ; Free equipment loan ; Fundy Connect ; Highland Connect ; Recreation Categories ; South Shore Connect
Categories - General
Adapted Sports/Games ~ Recreation/Sport Equipment Loan/Rental ; Assistive Technology Equipment Loan ; Boccia ~ Recreation/Sport Equipment Loan/Rental ; Cross Country Skiing ~ Recreation/Sport Equipment Loan/Rental ; Ice Sledge Hockey ~ Recreation/Sport Equipment Loan/Rental ; Kayaking ~ Recreation/Sport Equipment Loan/Rental ; Wheelchair Users ; Wheelchairs/Wheeled Mobility ~ Cycling

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Last Modified: 16 Sep 2020 | Last Full Update: 22 Mar 2017
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