About the Centre

  • Tour WorkSafeNB's Rehabilitation Centre (WRC)

WorkSafeNB's Rehabilitation Centre, better known as the WRC, is a world-class treatment centre and we are very proud of our facility and the staff who work there. The WRC consistently meets the stringent requirements for the highest level of accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International. To reach this accreditation, the WRC had to meet more than 1,000 internationally-recognized standards through a rigorous peer-review process. CARF commended the WRC for our specially developed treatment protocols, our highly-skilled clinicians, and our client-centred services.

WorkSafeNB has provided rehabilitative services to injured workers since 1965. We ensure the highest standards in our programs, respecting current medical practices and research, and we continue to add and improve services to meet the needs of our injured workers. These services include:

  • Work hardening
  • Stalled return-to-work program
  • Opioid reduction program
  • Multi-disciplinary consults
  • Mild traumatic brain injury treatment
  • Complex regional pain syndrome treatment
  • Cumulative trauma disorders program
  • Traumatic psychological injuries treatment
  • Amputee rehabilitation
  • Motivational enhancement training
  • Work conditioning
  • Nutritional counselling
  • Psychological assistance
  • Mobility assessments and maintenance
  • Education services (value of exercise, safe lifting techniques, stress management)
  • Work capacity evaluations
  • Jobsite analyses
  • Jobsite evaluations
  • Ergonomic evaluations
  • Risk factor analyses
  • Psychometric tests


Accreditation

The Work Recovery and Vocational Evaluation Programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International. CARF accredited programs and services have demonstrated that they substantially meet internationally recognized standards.

  • All professional staff, including physicians, nurses, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, psychologists, social workers and a dietitian are licensed or registered and members in good standing with their respective professional bodies.

 

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