Rehabilitation Program

Alfred Barnett BuildingAdmission Criteria – Rehabilitation Program

Admission to the Rehabilitation Program is by referral from external agencies within the Regional Health Authorities of Manitoba.  An Intake Team reviews the information and responds to the request within 10 working days. 

Acceptance for admission is for individuals:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • Diagnosed with a severe and persistent mental illness
  • Guidelines
    • Must be medically stable
    • All pharmacological efforts have been exhausted
    • All other community placement options have been attempted
    • Supports as appropriate (family, significant other) must be aware of the referral
    • Community Mental Health Worker remains available for discharge planning
    • PLEASE NOTE: Developmental disability or personality disorder as a primary diagnosis may not be candidates for the program

A Community Rehabilitation Services residence in SelkirkCommunity Rehabilitation Services (CRS)

Patients at Selkirk Mental Health Centre can use the Community Rehabilitation Services in preparation for discharge.

The goal of Community Rehabilitation Services is to provide a community based skill development for patients.”

The objectives are to facilitate opportunities for patients to develop and improve upon skills needed to make their transition to community living successful and to improve self confidence and self esteem while developing the skills and experiences of community living.

Community Rehabilitation Services residences are located in the City of Selkirk.

Community Rehabilitation Services offers assessment and training in the following:

  • Social/Interpersonal Skills
  • Health Management/self care
  • Independent living skills
  • Community/family involvement
A Community Rehabilitation Services residence in SelkirkVocational Incentive Program (VIP)

The Vocational Incentive Program (VIP) is designed to develop work readiness and access community vocational rehabilitation services upon discharge through learning work skills and appropriate behaviors in work oriented experiences. VIP is accessible for all patients at Selkirk Mental Health Centre.

  • The goals are to:
    • Provide the opportunity to learn and develop work habits that would increase ability to gain employment.
    • Learn and develop specific work skills.
    • Enable patients at all stages of recovery to experience a feeling of productivity and normalization through the role of being a worker.
    • Provide opportunity for assessment and training in specific work activities and maintenance of work skills.
    • Assist with reintegration into the community.

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For more information, please contact:

Mr. M. Gerelus, Program Manager
Phone: 204-482-1628