Assessing the patient’s condition.
A Functional Abilities Evaluation is an assessment that utilizes scientific principles and measurements to analyze the abilities of a specific individual relevant to their pre-injury level of function. Results are then used to aid in direction of clinical treatment, return to activities of daily living, return to work and work conditioning plans / programs. Furthermore, the data is used to identify tasks, environments and equipment that present barriers to recovery and restoration of functional capacity. The test procedures vary from client to client dependent upon their functional requirements and their type of injury.
This assessment / examination has been performed for the purpose of the Regulation of Bill 59, under section 24.1, *subsection A. This service is for the purpose of a production of a document and transmission of information to be used to determine entitlement to benefits under the Act and may be used for legal proceedings. (This service is not covered by OHIP per Regulation 552, Revised Regulations of Ontario 1990 Health Insurance Act Subsection 8.2 (VI) (IX)). The purpose of this examination and assessment is primarily for the purpose of assessing the patient’s condition (to determine or justify entitlement to benefits) and this information will provide interested parties with the data needed to formulate a treatment plan.