The average number of patients receiving ultrasound therapy in the Physiotherapy Department has doubled with the addition of a new ultrasound machine, thanks to Volunteer Association/Health Sciences Foundation Family CARE grant. Ultrasound therapy is given to patients before an operation to improve surgical outcomes, and after an operation to reduce scarring, improve mobility and reduce pain.
Your safety is part of our plan of care. It is characterized by openness in incident reporting to help reduce error. We will take every reasonable precaution to ensure the safety of patients, staff, visitors, physicians, learners and volunteers.
As a partner with us, you have a right to be informed about your condition and treatment plan, and participate in decisions about your care. We will explain what medications or treatments we are giving, along with the reasons, risks, benefits, and possible side effects.