|Faculty:||Business and Information Technology
|Field of Study:||Occupational Therapist Assistant
Physical Therapist Assistant
|Description:||This 2-year Ontario College Diploma program gives you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work in a support role under the direction of and in collaboration with an occupational therapist and/or physiotherapist. Valued members of the health care team, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistants work in a complex health care environment. They are front line workers assisting in the assessment, planning, and implementation of rehabilitation treatment plans and programs developed to restore and maximize physical function and occupational performance.
Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy Assistants help support clients to effectively cope with limitations in movement and activities of daily living, whether temporary or permanent, during and following recovery. Graduates of this program are ready for a career in a variety of health care settings including, acute and complex continuing care, mental health and long-term care facilities, community agencies, vocational rehabilitation centres, children's treatment centres and private clinics.