Publicly Funded Physiotherapy

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Description (Service) To locate publicly-funded physiotherapy clinics click here and select the local LHIN area to see a list of their local clinics. 
Physiotherapy is publicly-funded for adults with a valid OHIP card who are in certain situations. Individuals need a referral from their doctor to access publicly-funded physiotherapy. Individuals who may be eligible include: 
  • long-term care residents 18 years or older 
  • patients discharged from an overnight inpatient hospital stay 
  • recipients of Ontario Works (OW) or Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP) 
  • adults 65 years or older
Older adults 65 years or older who require in-home physiotherapy (at their own home or in a retirement home) need a referral from their local Home and Community Care office. Dial 310-2222 (no area code) or search here to find the local LHIN
For individuals not eligible for publicly-funded physiotherapy, the College of Physiotherapists of Ontario lists private clinics.
Service Details
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility Ages: 18 year(s) and up 
Adults with a valid OHIP card and meeting other criteria.
Application Requires referral from a doctor or nurse practitioner.
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Located In Community Ontario
Physical Access Not Applicable
Contact information

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