Amalgamation will allow the company to provide care to thousands of clients across Canada
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Oct. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - As part of pt Health's journey of aligning with and amalgamating into Bayshore HealthCare Ltd., pt Health Seniors Wellness has officially joined Bayshore Therapy & Rehab, effective immediately. A leading physiotherapy and rehab organization, pt Health Seniors Wellness' integration reflects its ongoing commitment to offer its clients the highest quality of care services.
"We are thrilled to have all members of the pt Health Seniors Wellness community join the Bayshore HealthCare family," says Stuart Cottrelle, president of Bayshore HealthCare. "Under the Therapy & Rehab division, we, as an organization, will continue to grow and evolve in the ever-changing and demanding healthcare industry. This move will further allow us to meet the needs of our thousands of clients for years to come."
For more than 20 years, pt Health Seniors Wellness has provided Canadians with a network of physiotherapy clinics that are dedicated to delivering the highest standard of patient care through a uniquely integrated health and wellness model. With more than 10,000 clients throughout Canada, pt Health offered health solutions through physiotherapy, acupuncture, massage therapy and more.
"We are so happy to officially be joining Bayshore HealthCare under the Therapy & Rehab division," says Karen Fisher, program director. "This move will allow us as an organization to create more focused roles and to ensure that the needs of our staff and clients are being met along with our growth plan."
The Seniors Wellness Programs team of Bayshore Therapy & Rehab will continue to provide physiotherapy and therapeutic group programming to more than 100 long-term care facilities, 50 retirement homes and 180 senior dwellings throughout Canada. Programs include eldercare physiotherapy, occupational therapy and education for residents, as well as additional wellness programs including palliative care programs, cognitive rehabilitation programs and more.
Bayshore HealthCare is one of the country's leading providers of home and community health care services and a Canadian-owned company. Its services are purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers' compensation boards, health care organizations, the corporate sector and the public. The Bayshore brand extends across four business divisions: Bayshore Home Health (medical and non-medical home care and staffing services), Bayshore Specialty Rx (specialty pharmacy, infusion and pharmaceutical patient support services), Bayshore Therapy & Rehab (physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology and other rehabilitation services) and Bayshore Dialysis (dialysis centers). The company's goal is to enhance the quality of life, well-being, dignity and independence of Canadians of all ages. Bayshore HealthCare has been a recipient of Canada's Best Managed Companies award since 2006. For more information, call 1-877-289-3997 or visit www.bayshore.ca.
About Bayshore Therapy & Rehab
Bayshore Therapy & Rehab provides a wide range of physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech-language pathology and rehabilitation services designed to help people overcome injuries, illness and disabilities, and to lead more productive lives. These services are delivered in home, clinic, workplace, retirement, long term care facility or school settings and purchased by government care programs, insurance companies, workers' compensation boards and the public. Bayshore Therapy & Rehab is a division of Bayshore HealthCare, one of Canada's leading providers of home and community health care services and a recipient of Canada's Best Managed Companies award since 2006.
SOURCE: Bayshore HealthCare
For further information: Michelle Nicol, Bayshore HealthCare Ltd., Phone: (905) 822-8075 ext. 32365, Email: [email protected]; Kathleen Edmondson, Citizen Relations, Phone: (416) 934-8097, E-mail: [email protected]