Integrated Pediatric Rehabilitation Excellence


The use of evidence informed care leads to better outcomes.

Why is this measure important?

The CTC sector is committed to providing evidence based pediatric rehabilitation to standardize the service experience of children, youth and families across Ontario.

Data Considerations

  • inconsistencies in the data capture of professional development and capacity building has resulted in under-reporting in this area
  • data does not reflect education or capacity building provided to parents

Key Considerations

Listing of Best Practices developed by Children’s Treatment Centres

  • Assessment and Intervention for Preschoolers with Developmental Co-ordination Disorder 
  • Coordination of Services for Children requiring Orthopedic Surgery
  • Transition to Adult Services
  • School Entry/Junior Kindergarten transition
  • Post- Surgical Physiotherapy Intervention
  • Ventilation Options for Youth with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Physiotherapy Intervention in School with Ambulatory Children with Developmental Disorders
  • AFO’s and Stretching Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Seating Clinic Waitlist Priority Ranking
  • Teaching Social Skills to Preschoolers
  • Constraint Induced Therapy
  • Use of Telephone in Social Work Assessment and Counselling
  • Idiopathic Toe Walking
  • OT Intervention for Children with Sensory Disorders
  • Torticollis
  • Physiotherapy Management of Lower Extremity Hypertonia Post Botox
  • Chronic Pain Toolbox
  • Safe Transportation of Children and Youth with Special Needs
  • Workload
  • Caseload
  • Client Volume (attendances)
  • Clinical Documentation

Provincial care plans have been developed for the following areas:

  • Communication
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • Mobility
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Recreation Therapy
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Team based service