Patients in CCTC may require the support of other Health Professionals. When needed they will be consulted on a patient specific basis. For example, a patient may require consultation with an Occupational Therpaist who can assist the patient with disabilities. Speech Language Therapists may be contacted to support communication strategies or to perform swallowing tests to make sure the patient is not choking on secretions.
A variety of technologists participate in the care of patients in CCTC. Examples of diagnostic tests requiring technologist support includes: xrays, CAT Scans, MRIs, ECGs, EEGs and Echocardgrams.
Last Reviewed: October 23, 2014