Occupational Therapy Department

Key contact:
Counselor in Clinical Activities, Occupational Therapist: 
Stéphanie Moncion
Telephone:  (514) 345-3511, extension 3907
Fax: (514) 734-2725
E-mail : stephanie.moncion.chsm@ssss.gouv.qc.ca


Contact information:       
• Physical Medicine: B-219. The department is located in the basement with direct access from Légaré entrance.    
Monday to Friday, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. 

• Mental Health Program (Rehabilitation Services). Hayes Pavilion 
Monday to Friday, from 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M


Description:
Occupational Therapists are health care professionals who help individuals solve the problems that interfere with their ability to do the activities that are important to them.  They work with people who are challenged by accident, handicap or disease.  These challenges can significantly impact an individual’s ability to lead a productive and independent life.  Occupational Therapists help patients overcome these obstacles.
St. Mary’s Occupational Therapy Department aims to provide high quality services to individuals experiencing a decrease in their autonomy or function due to illness, injury or the aging process.  We offer services across all clinical programs and specialties for both in-patients and out-patients. As a teaching department affiliated with the School of Physical and Occupational Therapy, McGill University, the department receives Occupational Therapy students of all levels.

Our Mission:
Occupational Therapy is an integral part of the health care system, striving to provide high quality comprehensive evaluations and treatment for impairments in sensory-motor function, perception, cognition, activities of daily living and instrumental activities. 

Occupational Therapy at St. Mary’s Hospital Center offers the following services:
• Evaluations and treatments in the areas of function (ADL & IADL), cognition, sensory and perceptual skills, motor dysfunction, and energy conservation
• Assessment for handicapped parking, adapted transport and driving screenings
• Recommendations for equipment and adaptations, wheelchairs and seating/positioning modalities
• Out-patient hand and diabetic foot clinics, fabrication of splints or orthoses
• Discharge planning, liaison with community resources, referral to rehabilitation centers
• Therapeutic Groups
• Assistance for integration and adaptation to community living
• Development of self-care, social, leisure, education, and work skills

Please note that a referral from a physician or health care professional is mandatory and appointments are required for out-patients. 
 

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