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Modern OT Announces Partnership with LifeMark Health Group & Shoppers Drug Mart

Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Modern OT is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with LifeMark Health Group and Shoppers Drug Mart Inc.

LifeMark is a national leader in health care, offering community rehabilitation, workplace wellness, and medical assessment services to 3 million patients annually. Additionally, having recently become a division of Shoppers Drug Mart, they are part of a growing health network reaching small and large communities across Canada.

Through this partnership, Modern OT will expand our resources and boost accessibility to our existing services while developing new forms of treatment and care. By joining a larger healthcare network, we will be able to participate in national and provincial programs offering occupational therapy, case management, and vocational rehabilitation services. We will also have the opportunity to diversify our programs, share resources with our partners, and better advocate for the needs of our clients.

That said, while much is changing at Modern OT, much is staying the same.  Shannon McGrath and Fiona Smith Bradley stay in their leadership roles with the Modern OT team.   We will still retain the same name, locations, services, and staff, who have worked hard to earn a trusted reputation of client-centred care. As we embark on this exciting new chapter, we invite everyone to stay in touch with us and reach out with any questions or concerns.

We look forward to continuing to work with you.

Thank you.

What does an OT do?

Saturday, January 1, 2022

Often times occupational therapists work in the background of people's everyday life. OTs quietly create ways for individuals to continue to go about their days with as much independence as possible by reducing physical, cognitive, and emotional barriers .

What does that look like? Well, the short answer is "it depends". We ask a lot of questions, and our therapy is indidividualized depending on your answers.
- It depends on who you are and what your day-to-day routine entails. Are you a parent? A student? Do you work? Do you volunteer? Do you garden? Do you cook? Do you socialize?
- It also depends on what types of impairments you have and how they impact your function - does it affect how you move? how you think? how you sleep? how you communicate? how you make decisions?
- It also depends on what your environment is - where do you live? where do you work? where do you shop?
how are these places made accessible to you?

The best way to find out if an how an OT could help you is to ASK. We can be reached anytime, and are happy to chat. Meanwhile, since it's OT month, we will also do our best to be a bit less quiet and start telling more about what we do!

info@modernOT.ca
1-800-554-8118

Modern OT Services Continue with Ontario Stay At Home Emergency Response

Thursday, January 14, 2021

The provincial government has stated that health care services are permitted to remain open during the pending province-wide shutdown, scheduled to begin December 26, 2020.  Occupational therapists and other regulated health professionals may continue to operate, consistent with current guidelines for regulated health professionals.

Modern OT will continue to provide in-person and telehealth services, while upholding all mandated COVID-19 safety measures, processes and protocols as instructed by the Province and our local public health units.

The team at Modern OT recognizes the challenges that times of uncertainty can place on individuals who are dealing with physical, cognitive and mental health challenges.   We want to assure you that we are here to support you, we have strategies to help you stay on track with your treatment plan, and we will continue to ensure all the prescribed safety measures are in place to keep you, your families, our employees, and our community safe.

These are challenging and uncertain times, but we believe that as a company and community, we can get through this together.

Helping you to overcome challenges in your daily life – at home, at work, at school, and in your community.

Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions, we are pleased to discuss your needs.

Main Office/Mailing Address: Ottawa (2705 Queensview Drive, Suite 101, Ottawa, ON K2B 8K2)

Clinic Offices: Kingston (780 Midpark Drive. Suite 102, K7M 7P6) & Pembroke (670 Pembroke Street West, K8A 5P4)

1-613-792-3461

1-800-554-8118