Wascana Rehabilitation Centre Extended Care/Veterans Program
The Extended Care/Veterans Program, located at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, provides specialized supportive and long term care services to 259 residents on seven units. Veterans' Affairs Canada funds 54 beds and access to these beds is determined by Veterans Affairs.
The Extended Care Program at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre is designed to meet the needs of individuals, 18 years of age and older, who require complex medical, nursing and intervention therapies due to disability as well as chronic disease. Some examples of the specialized care offered include ventilated and tracheotomy care as well as gastrostomy feeds.
Individuals cannot select the Extended Care/Veterans Program as a facility of choice. Services provided at this site are designed to meet the needs of clients with the most complex care needs.
Resident fees for long term care (permanent placement) are established by Saskatchewan Health and based on income.
For information regarding fees associated with the Veterans Program at the Wascana Rehabilitation Centre, please contact Veterans Affairs Canada.