What is Restorative Health? 

Restorative Health is a core area of practice within healthcare that takes a holistic approach to wellbeing—positively impacting quality of life in the short term and well into the future. Allied Health professionals play a significant role in in this area of practice, serving residents/patients throughout the life and care continuum. In addition to providing diagnostic and therapeutic services, these valued team members take a preventative approach to education, programming, research, and leadership in every area of our organization. Shannex offers a variety of roles in Restorative Health:  

  • Physiotherapist (PT) 
  • Occupational Therapist (OT) 
  • Occupational Therapist Assistant / Physiotherapist Assistant (OTA/PTA) 
  • Social Worker 
  • Recreation Therapist
  • Recreation Programmer / Wellness Coach 
  • Dietician  
  • Music Therapist 

Why Choose Shannex?  

Being an Allied Health Professional at Shannex will engage your full scope of practice. You will learn and explore opportunities across a variety of interdisciplinary healthcare environments. You will be seen, heard and celebrated as a specialist and subject matter expert, and you will be encouraged to consider pathways to organizational or operational leadership. In addition to gaining industry knowledge, you will be mentored by seasoned leaders who care about your development and value your ideas. Best of all, you will build interpersonal skills and bonds that last a lifetime.  

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Shannex is committed to supporting a strong network of allied health professionals. Get exclusive invitations to future educational sessions, industry events, contests, job opportunities and more.

Pick Your Path 

Shannex is a family-owned and led company built on Great People and Meaningful Work. Since our first location opened in 1988, we’ve grown as a trusted provider of accommodations, services and care in three areas:  

Transitional Care (NS) 

This innovative model of care places restorative health professionals at the centre of its operation—specifically those with a NP, PT, OT or PTA/OTA designations. Designed to support patients who no longer require acute care in a hospital, Transitional Care provides short-term services and individualized care plans that rehabilitate patients so they can get back to their life in community.

Long-Term Care (NS, NB) 

For Allied Health professionals, long term care is a specialty that requires knowledge and skill in areas including functional mobility, orthopedics, degenerative conditions, cognitive and physical impairment, frailty, social engagement, care planning and communication. Our nursing homes are thoughtfully designed to promote resident independence, wellness, safety, and security.

Retirement Living (NS, NB, ON) 

A full continuum of Premium Lifestyle Options ranging from independent Lifestyle Apartments and All-Inclusive living to Assisted Living, Memory Care and Enriched Care. From assessments to care planning, Harmony Wellness Programming and more, allied health professionals play a critical role in supporting resident Quality of Life in every Parkland and Faubourg du Mascaret community

Keep Exploring

Featured Community: Bedford Nursing Homes

Located in the bustling area of Bedford South, this government-licensed long-term care community will welcome 144 residents starting in late 2024. Designed with open and spacious neighbourhoods, this nursing home will feature a centrally located Main Street—the perfect place for social gatherings and visits with family.

Featured Event: See you at CAOT in May!   

Shannex is proud to be sponsoring the upcoming Canadian Association for Occupational Therapists national conference in Halifax in May. Visit our booth to meet our team and win a prize!