Rehabilitation Services for Adults

These web pages provide information about hospital-based, rehabilitation services for adults living in the Island Health region.

Rehabilitation team members provide comprehensive assessment and treatment services through:

“Rehabilitation is the process of enabling an individual to reach an optimal mental, physical, and/or social functional level. The process is goal oriented and time limited. Rehabilitation addresses the needs of the individual and the environment in which he or she functions, whether at home,  work, school, or socially.”

Contact Information

For Rehabilitation Services contacts at specific sites  please see Contact Us

Department Leaders

Clinical Director

Mark Blandford


Managers of Rehabilitation Services

Jackie Evans

  • Victoria General Hospital 5N - Inpatient Neuro Rehabilitation Unit
  • Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Services @ RJH & VGH
  • Royal Jubilee Hospital - Foot & Leg Ulcer Clinic (FLUC)

Grant Robinson

  • Victoria General Hospital 5A/B - Acute Orthopaedics & In-Patient Sub Acute Activation Units

Susan Illmayer

  • Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Services @ Community Hospitals
  • Social Work and Speech Language Pathology Services for the Region

Jennifer Matheson-Parkhill

  • Royal Jubilee Hospital 6N/S - Acute Orthopaedics & Inpatient Rehabilitation Units

Sarah Sheridan

  • Nanaimo Rehabilitation Unit
  • Outpatient Therapy Programs for the Region

Shelley Dosso

  • FLUC-Foot & Leg Ulcer Clinic