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Population Health: Occupational Therapy

Provided by: Saskatchewan Health Authority: Prairie North Health Region

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Service Description

Works with people with varying physical or mental conditions to enable them to maximize their skills and improve their quality of life.

  • Evaluates the person, environment and the activity.
  • Interventions may include adaptation of tasks or lifestyle, environmental modifications, possible use of assistive devices, or teaching new skills.


Individuals may see an occupational therapist for:
- A disability or injury to assist in recovery or to learn the skills to adapt so you can continue to participate in meaningful activities.
- A condition such as Alzheimer’s disease, arthritis, depression, CVA, generalized weakness, COPD, or Parkinson’s disease. Occupational therapists can evaluate clients abilities to evaluate their level of independence, cognition, and safety and provide intervention to maximize independence and function.
- Hand therapy which is a specialty practice area of Occupational Therapy that is concerned with treating upper extremity injuries or conditions.
- Specialty equipment. An Occupational Therapist can order and fit necessary equipment such as wheelchairs, walkers and other aids to daily living.
- Assessment and treatment while you are a client in the hospital or long-term care for treatment of varying conditions.
- An infant or preschool child who has developmental delays or conditions that may interfere with meeting milestones. School-aged children are usually seen by a therapist in the school system.
- Home assessment to evaluate safety or accessibility.

Application Process

Self-referral. Appointments will be arranged as appropriate.


No cost.

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Coverage Area

Prairie North Health Region

Languages Offered


North Battleford: Battlefords Union Hospital


1092 107 Street
North Battleford SK  S9A 1Z1

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Location Info


Wheelchair access - designated parking spaces; Wheelchair access - lowered elevator buttons; Wheelchair access - front or side or back doors; Wheelchair access - ramps; Wheelchair access - washrooms (at least one)

Mental Health Centre: 306-446-6500

Night/Emergency: 306-446-6501

Home Care Services: 306-446-6445

Fax 306-445-6445

Lab Services: 306-446-6593

Fax: 306-446-6561

Hotline: 8-1-1

HealthLine: 24/7 professional health advice or mental health support.

Business Line: 306-446-6600


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