Study Tour – Hillcrest Reactivation Centre: An innovative transition option for patients not ready for home
University Health Network (UHN) repurposed Hillcrest Centre a former rehabilitation hospital as an innovative reactivation / reintegration centre. Hillcrest provides a transitional destination for patients in acute care /rehab hospitals who do not need acute medical care but time to build strength, endurance, SE Health’s Reactivation Program ModelTM. This model supports self-care and reengages clients in the activities of daily living prior to transfer home.
Hillcrests’ goal is to reduce the level of Alternate Level of Care (ALC) patients in Acute, avoid Long-Term Care Home placement, if possible and return clients home.
Funded by the Toronto Central Local Health Integration Network, and in partnership with SE Health, the client care provider, Hillcrest provides bedded support for 75 clients as well as robust daily reactivation programming using SE Health’s unique Reactivation Program ModelTM.
Participants in this tour will be given a brief presentation about Hillcrest and key metrics and milestones from the first year and a half of operation. They will also be able to tour one of the bedded client floors and view reactivation programming.
The cost of the tour is $50 (+ HST). The tour is limited to 20 participants.