About KTS

Kawartha Therapy Services, Inc. (KTS) has been serving the Peterborough and surrounding area for over 30 years. Our goal is to help our clients achieve the highest level of function and to optimize their independence. In 2013, 2016 and 2019, KTS received 3-year accreditation awards from CARF, an international accreditation body focused on quality and results-oriented care. Our next CARF survey will be in early 2023.

Kawartha Therapy Services, Inc. is an interdisciplinary group of experienced, community-based clinicians who strive to improve the physical, psychological and spiritual well being of their clients by providing them with the skills, knowledge and equipment to optimize their independence and participation in community life.  KTS provides pediatric and adult clients of all ages the opportunity to receive therapy services within multiple settings including private home residences, long term care homes, retirement homes, group homes, and private schools.

Our approach is holistic, client-centered and uses a goal-directed assessment and treatment approach. KTS is guided by an intrinsic belief in the worth and dignity of each individual. Personal characteristics of compassion, sensitivity, empathy, integrity, and inclusion are extended to clients, their families and caregivers. A sense of community, mutual respect and cooperation will be fostered in all areas of service.

In 2022, KTS provided services to approximately 4800 adults and 120 children between the ages of 0-19.

  • 26% ages 10-19
  • 54% ages 6-9
  • 13% ages 3-5
  • 7% ages 0-2

Our staff satisfaction rating is 100%, and client satisfaction data indicates 99.5% overall satisfaction with services provided by KTS therapists.

KTS demonstrates excellent working relationships with community partners, as captured in our 2022 stakeholder survey including vendors  and contracting agencies with a result of 100% overall satisfaction.

We have an excellent safety reputation for both staff and clients. KTS demonstrates solid financial performance in accordance with standard accounting recommendations. Additional information regarding performance measurement or results may be available upon request.

Mary Ann Storey, MSc(OT) OT Reg. (ONT)


company owner Mary Ann StoreyMary Ann started providing occupational therapy services through Kawartha Therapy Services in 2005 and purchased KTS from it’s founder, Emilie Embrey in 2011. She has an enthusiasm for working with children and provided OT assessment and consultation for schools through the School Health Support Services Program with the Central East CCAC (now Home and Community Care Support Services – Central East) prior to entering her current management role.

Mary Ann enjoys the challenges of managing a successful therapy company and balancing it with family time, fun and relaxation. She is focused on maintaining the high quality and efficiency of therapy services at KTS with ongoing quality improvement initiatives. Mary Ann enjoys meeting regularly with therapists, external stakeholders, clinical consultants and office staff to problem solve collaboratively to achieve the best possible outcomes.  She also loves living on her beautiful farm and spending time with her young and active family.