Healthcare

Riverdale Health Centre

The Riverdale Health Centre, located in Rivers, is a complete medical facility with 3 full time family physicians.

Rivers and Area Hospital

The hospital offers 1 Palliative Care Bed; Diagnostic Services; Emergency Services; Public Health Services; Mental Health Services; Home Care Services; Respite Program; Rehabilitation Unit and Orthopedic Rehabilitation Unit.

The Westwood Lodge

The Westwood Lodge is a 12 unit housing facility for elderly persons.

The Rivers Rehabilitation Unit

The Rivers Rehabilitation Unit was opened in November 2005, thanks to a partnership between the Assiniboine RHA and Brandon RHA, and Manitoba Health. This project is part of the Wait Time Reduction strategy aimed to reduce wait times for patients needing join replacement/repair surgery. The Rivers Rehab Unit offers intensive rehab services to patients following hip replacement/repair surgery at Brandon Regional Health Centre, health centres in Winnipeg or Boundary Trails located at Morden/Winkler.

Riverdale Personal Care Home

The Riverdale Personal Care Home a 20-bed facility that offers quality care for levels two to four residents. Services available on request include physiotherapy, occupational therapy, dietary, and medical services. Other services include housekeeping, laundry, and maintenance.

The activity staff at the home gives residents the opportunity to keep active. Activity programs include exercise programs, outings, Bingos, church services, baking, entertainment, celebrations, socializing, and one-to-one interaction.

Other Services

Other Healthcare services include Seniors Adult Day Programs; Palliative Care Program; Occupational & Phyiotherapy Services; Dietician Services; Phamarcy Services for patients and PCH residents; Meals on Wheels and Diabetes Health Screen.

Other Facilities

The Brandon Regional Health Authority offers nearly all services with 94 doctors with hospital authorization (75 which see patients) 336 beds, and 16 dentists with hospital authorization.

The Hamiota Hospital has 22 beds and 6 baby units and is serviced by 5 doctors.

The Minnedosa Hospital, located 58 km (36 miles) away, has 27 beds and is serviced by 5 physicians.