Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic
Funded through a generous donation from the Jeff and Diane Ross Foundation, the Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic is a collaborative, interprofessional program, provided jointly by the Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care and the Assistive Technology Clinic (ATC). Led by the Medical Director of ATC, Dr. Galit Kleiner-Fisman, a movement disorders neurologist; the Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic offers expert medical and rehabilitation management, as well as education and leading edge assistive technology in the areas of mobility aids, augmentative communication devices, and computerized applications to meet the complete needs of our patients with Parkinson's Disease and other movement disorders.
The multi-disciplinary Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic includes a neurologist and movement disorders specialist, PD nurse specialist, dietitian, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, pharmacist, social service worker and a technical team who devise innovative control interfaces with computers that allow patients to communicate effectively and live independently and with dignity in their home environment.
Individualized educational sessions and innovative rehabilitation treatment programs focus on improving functional abilities to empower those living with Parkinson's and other movement disorders to cope with their daily challenges and to improve their quality of life.
A doctor's referral is required, and patients are welcome at any point in the continuum of care. Referrals for the Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic can be faxed to 416-784-5600. Further information is available by calling 416-784-3600.
Introducing: Live Well with Parkinson's
On behalf of the Jeff and Diane Ross Movement Disorders Clinic and the Assistive Technology Clinic, we are pleased to announce the launch of a new collaborative website www.livewellwithparkinsons.com. Our Medical Director, Dr. Galit Kleiner-Fisman is the creator of Live Well with Parkinson's utilizing the resources of our interdisciplinary team at ATC along with the creativity and ingenuity of George Brown College, to provide an outstanding, accessible resource.
George Brown College was involved in the development of the website and its contents; the Food Innovation & Research Studio (FIRSt) in the Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts created the recipes, business analysis students and faculty created the medication scheduling tool, and animation students and faculty created the video animations.
The information provided in the website aims to impart knowledge regarding Parkinson's disease to the general public and medical and allied health professionals.
Please click on the link or the logo above to learn more about our vision, collaboration and the many staff members, faculty and students that participated in helping you to Live Well with Parkinson's.
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