Alex joined Community Therapists in 2022. She completed her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from Dalhousie University in 2020. Prior to this she completed her Master of Arts in 2018 as well as her Bachelor of Design in Communications in 2013. Prior to joining CTI Alex worked in private practice where she gained experience providing occupational therapy services for clients funded by WorkSafeBC, ICBC, VAC, and private insurance.
Community Therapists is very pleased to report that Sarah Collins has joined our Fraser Valley practice group. Sarah completed her Master of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Alberta in 2021. Prior to this she completed her Bachelor of Human Kinetics from the University of British Columbia in 2018. Following graduation, she went on to work in the private sector providing rehabilitation to clients funded by third parties such as ICBC.
Community Therapists is happy to announce OT, Jennifer Turnbull, is returning to Community Therapists in September 2022.
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.