Closing the Gap Healthcare

Site: Barrie

Public Comments Closing the Gap is unable to accept referrals for in-home Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy in South Georgian Bay * this issue is expected to be resolve mid to late September
Office Phone 705-727-7888
Fax 705-727-7899
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Primary Contact Jo-Anne Desroches, Client Services Manager; Phone: 705-727-7888 ext 2202; Email:
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Description and Service
Former Name Closing the Gap Healthcare Group ; PRO
Description (Service) Designated OHIP insured physiotherapy services in clinics, and in the community, including homes, schools and long-term care facilities * services at Barrie office include: 
* Physiotherapy 
* Occupational therapy 
* Social work 
* Dietitian services 
Falls Prevention 
Services can also be geared toward preventing falls, by utilizing physiotherapy services to increase and/or maintain mobility and strength, and occupational therapy to increase understanding of individual fall risk factors and intervention priorities: 
* falls prevention education as a part of Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy services 
* assistive devices/aids prescriptions, home and car modifications and assistance with funding applications, provided as part of Occupational Therapy services 
* access to Dietitians who can assist clients in making healthy food choices to benefit bone mass and muscle strength 
* also does falls presentations to groups 
Contracted service provider agency to the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network ( NSM LHIN) Home and Community Care and Central LHIN, Home and Community Care for Therapy Services * host agent with the Children's Treatment Network Simcoe York
Eligibility For publicly funded physiotherapy: OHIP coverage for those 19 years and under, 65 years or older, ODSP and OW recipients, and people hospitalized for at least one night due to injury * Private Pay Services: no restrictions
Application Call for appointment * no medical referral required for private pay services * medical referral required for OHIP funded clinic * medical referral may be required for third-party insurance coverage
Languages English ; French - Reception, some French speaking service providers * otherwise we use interpretation
Fees Service - Set fee * physiotherapy services may be covered by OHIP or partially covered by DVA, WSIB, or third-party insurance if eligible
Location Information
Areas Served Simcoe County
Located In Community Barrie
Address & Map
Barrie by the Bay
80 Bradford St, Suite 507
Barrie, ON L4N 6S7
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Intersection Bradford St and Simcoe St
Physical Access Fully Accessible

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