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E-Scan Atlas

Rehab E-Scan Atlas

Propelled by the genuine compassion and commitment of Canadian rehab professionals, the Environmental Scan Atlas: Capturing Capacity in Canadian SCI Rehabilitation examines the complexities of SCI rehab, describes the current state of practice and maps the actions required to standardize and transform practice by 2020.

 In the Atlas you will find:

> The SCI Rehabilitation Framework derived from the International Classification of Function, Disability and Health by the study investigators

Rehab goals identified as a priority by individuals with SCI, and a meaningful discussion of what works and what doesn't in current practice

Spotlight best practice organizations, featuring programs with exemplary practice

Take home message on how to implement changes in practice and/or service delivery in clinical care, research and policy

Atlas_CoverClick on the links below to download the complete Atlas or individual chapters

Rehabilitation E-Scan Atlas, full copy (PDF 53 MB).
What Does the E-Scan Tell Us About Rehabilitation in Canada?

Body Function & Structure



National Report Card
New Perspectives from E-Scan


If you are a clinician, researcher or administrator interested in receiving a hard copy of the Atlas, please contact us.

Your comments and feedback are welcome. Please reach us using the E-scan contact form.

WIM Wheels Past $1 Million

wim_durhamThousands of Canadians took part in June 13's Rick Hansen Wheels In Motion events across Canada, raising in excess of $ 1 million for solutions that improve the quality of life of people with spinal cord injuries ...read more.


RHI Partners with Australian Researchers

australia-smallPremier Anna Bligh announced on Friday, April 30, that her Queensland government is providing $1 million in funding for a groundbreaking partnership between the Rick Hansen Institute and Queensland spinal cord injury (SCI) researchers...read more.

CEO Appointment

CEO Bill BarrableThe SCI Solutions Network is pleased to announce the appointment of Bill Barrable to the position of Chief Executive Officer, effective January 1, 2010. Formerly of British Columbia Transplant, Bill brings excellent credentials and fresh ideas to the job. Read more...


kwon-researchIf you've come to our website seeking the SCI Solutions Network, you're at the right place. As of January 1st, 2010, we've officially changed our name to the Rick Hansen Institute. Find out more about our new name, and why we chose it...

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This site includes a discussion board for physical therapists at Canadian RHSCIR sites regarding the treatment and evaluation of SCI patients. We want to promote open dialogue and sharing between clinicians to develop a community of practice that supports high levels of practice and supportive problem solving. When discussing a clinical issue or concern, patient personal information should not be included. This also applies if the discussion moves to the area of administrators and/or financial support. Professional language and decorum is expected. RHI reserves the right to moderate the discussion board messages that don’t meet our Terms of Use.

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  1. The username and password for this website you were given should only be used by those identified by the Principal Investigator at your facility.
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The Rick Hansen Institute is a Canadian-based not-for-profit organization that drives innovation in spinal cord injury research and care. We strive to improve the lives of people living with SCI in Canada and around the world.



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Are you a researcher or clinician working with children with SCI in Canada? We want to hear from you! RHI is conducting an e-scan of current research and knowledge gaps in pediatric SCI. More >


 MG 3650 cleanSpinal Cord Injury Fund announced

A new spinal cord injury endowment fund has been set up at the Vancouver Foundation to support the Rick Hansen Institute's mission to advance research and implement best practices that will improve the quality of life for individuals who live with spinal cord injury. More >


UFREE teamUpdate on the RHI-Hebrew University BioDesign Partnership

We are pleased to share an update on the RHI-Hebrew University of Jerusalem BioDesign Partnership that was announced last August. More >