Learn about Vocational Rehabilitation

Scope of Practice Vocational Rehabilitation assists individuals to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining or returning to employment or other useful vocational relationships.

Scope of Practice Vocational Rehabilitation assists individuals to overcome barriers to accessing, maintaining or returning to employment or other useful vocational relationships.

It is an evidence-based, client-centred process and specialized service which provides assistance to persons with or at risk of experiencing functional, psychological, developmental, cognitive, and emotional impairments or health conditions.

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Vocational Rehabilitation Scope

Vocational Rehabilitation professionals access a unique set of knowledge domains, experiences, skills, interventions and strategies when completing the following Scope activities:

  • Vocational Assessment & Evaluation

  • Vocational Rehabilitation

    Career and Adjustment Counselling in individual and group settings focused on facilitating adjustments to the medical and psycho-social impacts of disability

  • Rights-based Negotiation / Mediation

  • Goal Setting

  • The provision of interventions to remove individual, organizational and systemic obstacles to working

  • Stay at Work / Return to Work Plan Development, Implementation, Monitoring, Adjustment and Closure

  • Proactive Rights-based Return to Work and Re-employment Interventions and Agreements

  • Transferable Skills Analysis

Rehabilitation Continued

  • Labour Market Survey and Occupational Re-training Research

  • Work Adjustment

  • Job Search, Placement and Development

  • Goal Setting

  • Job Analysis and Employment Accommodations

  • Case Management/ Rehabilitation Services Co-ordination

  • Disability Management

  • Program Evaluation and Research

  • Professional and Business Practice Ethics, Compliance and Reporting

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★★★★★ 5.0 stars based on 15 reviews

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  • Avatar Jill Weston ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Nancy Olmsted provides amazing one-on-one care and treatment. I have recently had two knee replacements and with Nancy’s help, I have quickly returned to full function. She’s an empathetic and caring Physio who listens to your needs and concerns. I would highly recommend Nancy for anyone seeking excellent Physiotherapy treatment.
  • Avatar Eva Kiss MacDonald ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Nancy is an expert in her field. She is knowledgeable, kind, caring, and amazing at helping you heal from almost any injury you might have.
    Nancy has helped me rehab from sports related injuries for more than 9 years.
    She truly is the best!!!
  • Avatar Cynthia Jackson Tutolo ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Nancy gives her full attention to your needs, and injuries. Her hands on approach to treatment is excellent. She stays up to date with trends and practices. Personally, the best physio I’ve ever been to for treatment.
  • Avatar Erin LeM ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    Nancy is so wonderful. She is very attentive and in-tune with her clients needs, and provides quality treatment! I have been having lower back, shoulder and neck pain for years and Nancy has helped me to alleviate much of this pain. Nancy treats all her patients with the utmost level of care - to Nancy you are not a client, you are family.
  • Avatar John Leroux ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Nancy is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about helping people through their recovery. I love that she has such an extensive sports background to understand prevention, performance, and recovery related to sports.

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  • Avatar Jill Weston ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Nancy Olmsted provides amazing one-on-one care and treatment. I have recently had two knee replacements and with Nancy’s help, I have quickly returned to full function. She’s an empathetic and caring Physio who listens to your needs and concerns. I would highly recommend Nancy for anyone seeking excellent Physiotherapy treatment.

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  • Avatar Eva Kiss MacDonald ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Nancy is an expert in her field. She is knowledgeable, kind, caring, and amazing at helping you heal from almost any injury you might have.
    Nancy has helped me rehab from sports related injuries for more than 9 years.
    She truly is the best!!!

5.0

  • Avatar Cynthia Jackson Tutolo ★★★★★ 7 months ago
    Nancy gives her full attention to your needs, and injuries. Her hands on approach to treatment is excellent. She stays up to date with trends and practices. Personally, the best physio I’ve ever been to for treatment.

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  • Avatar Erin LeM ★★★★★ 11 months ago
    Nancy is so wonderful. She is very attentive and in-tune with her clients needs, and provides quality treatment! I have been having lower back, shoulder and neck pain for years and Nancy has helped me to alleviate much of this pain. Nancy treats all her patients with the utmost level of care - to Nancy you are not a client, you are family.

5.0

  • Avatar John Leroux ★★★★★ 10 months ago
    Nancy is extremely knowledgeable and passionate about helping people through their recovery. I love that she has such an extensive sports background to understand prevention, performance, and recovery related to sports.

Connect with our expert Vocational Rehab Specialist

We would love to help you on your road to recovery or to prevent unnecessary injuries!

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Nancy Olmsted: Life Care Planner, Physiotherapist and Vocational Professional
BHSc (PT), MSc, MSDT

Nancy is a regulated healthcare professional and has been practicing Physiotherapy for 22 years.

She is a  Certified Vocational Rehabilitation Professional (CVRP) and is a member of the CVRP association.

She is a Certified with the Canadian Certified Life Care Planner (CCLCP) and has been writing comprehensive medical-legal Future Care Cost (FCC) reports for personal injury law firms across Ontario for over 15 years.

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