Rehabilitation Services

Rehabilitation Services

Waypoint's Rehabilitation Services discover where you are at in the change process, help illuminate a meaningful pathway in your mental health recovery and set a plan to build on your strengths and skills. You will set the pace with your team to help accomplish the plan whether it is finding work, a meaningful hobby, make connections with your community or setting out a plan for self-discovery.

Services are offered in both Regional and Provincial programs of the hospital at the main campus, 500 Church St. Penetanguishene and in the Community at the Community Health Hub, 287 Bayshore Dr., Midland.

Here's what we offer:
Education Services

Support clients in developing achievable education goals to support their mental health recovery
Collaborate with community educational facilities to support clients in their chosen endeavours
Assist clients in accessing available funding opportunities
Support with basic literacy and numeracy
Offer specialized instruction in specific areas of interest

Employment Services
Individualized goal-based services to identify skills, strengths and interests
Develop employment readiness skills 
Continued support on the job 
Specialized support to meet mental health recovery needs in employment
Employment counselling (1-to-1 or group programming)
Network and work collaboratively with community resources and other service providers
Support with job search

Recreation Services

Support and assist people to explore, develop, enhance and maintain meaningful recreational pursuits
        and leisure lifestyle

Encourage clients to develop a meaningful leisure lifestyle
Develop a positive attitude toward leisure involvement
Offer individual and group goal-oriented programs
Increase awareness and access to cultural/social and recreation opportunities in the local community
Assist individuals to build skills towards becoming active members of the community.

Personal Care (Regional and Provincial sites) 
Our hairdresser offers a variety of services aimed at encouraging clients to look and feel their best
Services are free of charge
Three salons throughout the hospital and on-unit visits available for those that cannot access the salon
Appointments can be made through unit staff or by calling Ext. 2250

Creative Arts Therapy (Regional and Provincial sites)
Encourage clients to explore self-expression, personal insight, and be part of a creative community
        through individual or group goal-oriented programs 

Support clients by using evidence-based interventions in a supportive environment that focus
        on the process, not the finished product 

Introduce clients to ways in which creative arts can enhance a positive leisure lifestyle through
        mediums such as collage, calligraphy, painting, drawing and sculpture

Provide Creative Arts programming in both group and 1:1 settings

Music Therapy Services (Presently on Hold)
Music Therapists:
Support people in reaching their mental health recovery goals in a creative and
        therapeutic environment

Collaborate with people by using evidence-based music strategies such as musical improvisation,
        therapeutic song writing, and active music listening

Offer individualized treatment plans that build upon people’s unique strengths
        and experiences

Provide Music Therapy services in both 1:1 and group settings

How to access the program?
For Rehabilitation Services referrals or other inquiries please call Ext. 2371 for Provincial, Ext. 2434 for Regional or Ext. 2633 for the HERO Centre.

Alternatively you can E-mail [email protected] for information regarding all three locations.