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Rehabilitation Research Hub.

Empowering Change Through Innovative Research Projects

Welcome to the Rehabilitation Research Hub

We are a dynamic and collaborative initiative that brings together researchers from McGill University and the University of Montreal, industry partners, policymakers, dedicated clinical teams, and, most importantly, patients and families. Our mission is centred around advancing person-centred rehabilitation for individuals facing challenges posed by stroke, brain injury, and chronic health conditions. We firmly believe in the power of partnership and inclusivity. By joining forces with diverse stakeholders, we strive to create innovative and evidence-based solutions that empower patients to reclaim their lives and enhance their overall well-being.

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Welcome to our world-class facilities, where cutting-edge research and compassionate care converge to create a transformative rehabilitation experience. Our state-of-the-art facilities are purposefully designed to foster innovation, collaboration, and holistic support for patients, families, and the research community.

At the core of our facilities lies a commitment to patient-centred design. We have meticulously crafted our spaces to ensure that they cater to the unique needs of individuals undergoing rehabilitation. Comfort, accessibility, and a healing environment are integral aspects of our facility layout.

We believe in the strength of interdisciplinary collaboration. Our facilities feature open and inviting spaces that encourage researchers, clinicians, and patients from various disciplines to come together, exchange ideas, and co-create innovative solutions.

Our facilities are equipped with the latest advancements in rehabilitation technology. From robotic-assisted therapy devices to virtual reality platforms, we harness the power of modern tools to optimize treatment plans and promote patient independence.

Our research laboratories are well-equipped to facilitate cutting-edge investigations. These spaces serve as hubs for conducting studies, analyzing data, and exploring novel rehabilitation techniques, all aimed at improving patient outcomes and advancing the field of rehabilitation.

Our Why

These values form the backbone of the Rehabilitation Research Hub’s identity and guide us in fulfilling our mission to empower lives through person-centred rehabilitation.

Empowering Lives through Person-Centred Rehabilitation

Collaboration and Inclusivity for Meaningful Impact

At the Rehabilitation Research Hub, we firmly believe that progress and innovation are best achieved through collaboration and inclusivity. By uniting researchers, industry partners, policy makers, clinical teams, patients, and families, we create a vibrant ecosystem where diverse perspectives converge to shape person-centred rehabilitation practices. Every voice matters, and together, we embrace a philosophy of mutual respect and shared decision-making, ensuring that our research is not only evidence-based but also meaningful and transformative for those we serve.

Putting Patients at the Heart of Research

Our commitment is unwavering – we place patients and their well-being at the core of everything we do. Recognizing the unique challenges faced by individuals dealing with stroke, brain injury, and chronic health conditions, we endeavor to design research projects that address their specific needs and aspirations. Through close collaboration with clinical teams and the community, we ensure that our work translates into practical solutions and actionable insights that make a positive impact on the lives of patients and their families.

Driving Change and Innovation in Rehabilitation

At the Rehabilitation Research Hub, we promise to be catalysts of change and innovation in the field of rehabilitation. Our research endeavors are driven by a relentless pursuit of advancements, both in understanding the complexities of rehabilitation and in exploring groundbreaking technologies and interventions. We vow to continuously push the boundaries of knowledge and practice, seeking novel approaches that elevate the quality of care and enable individuals to achieve their fullest potential in their rehabilitation journey.

  1. Integrity: We uphold the highest standards of ethics, transparency, and scientific rigor in all aspects of our research. Trust and credibility are the foundations upon which we build meaningful partnerships.
  2. Compassion: We approach our work with empathy and understanding, recognizing the human element of rehabilitation. Compassion drives us to ensure that every individual receives the care and support they need to thrive.
  3. Innovation: We embrace a culture of curiosity and creativity, constantly seeking new avenues to advance rehabilitation practices. Through innovation, we aim to unlock possibilities and overcome challenges.
  4. Inclusivity: We value diverse perspectives and actively foster an inclusive environment where all stakeholders contribute to the shaping of our research. Inclusivity empowers us to create solutions that truly reflect the needs of the community we serve.
  5. Impact: Our commitment to making a tangible difference drives our pursuit of impactful research. We measure success not only by academic achievements but also by the positive changes we bring to individuals’ lives.
  6. Continuous Learning: We are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. With humility and an open mindset, we adapt our approaches based on emerging evidence and insights gained from experience.
  7. Community Engagement: Engaging the community is fundamental to our work. We actively seek input, involve patients and families as partners, and foster collaborations with clinical teams to ensure our research remains relevant and responsive.

Today’s Rehabilitation News

Enrollment and dropout rates of individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease approached for telehealth interventions: A systematic review and meta-regression analysis

January 6th, 2024|

Highlights Approximately 51 % of individuals with COPD refuse to participate in telehealth interventions, and among those who do participate,15 % will not complete the intervention. Incorporating more than one recruitment method in RCTs with a longer duration d [...]

BRILLIANT in the Community

June 12th, 2020|

Shining a light on BRILLIANT Ivy Gumboc, the Coordinator for the Congé Précoce Assisté (CPA) program was interviewed by Lina Petrella, BRILLIANT's Project Officer. We find out how the CPA program integrated telerehab services amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. [...]

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