Alzheimer Society Peel

Site: Mississauga - Main Office

Service: Mississauga Halton Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO)

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-278-3667
Fax 905-278-3964
E-Mail n.bhamra@alzheimerpeel.com
Website mississaugahalton.behaviouralsupportsontario.ca/
Primary Contact Stephanie Saur, BSO System Navigator; Phone: 416-994-3065; Email: s.saur@alzheimerpeel.com
Alternate Contact Lindsay Passarelli, Referral Triage and Consultation; Phone: 289-632-2273 ext 222
Site Information
Site Location Mississauga
Located In Community Mississauga (City of)
Address & Map
60 Briarwood Ave
Mississauga, ON L5G 3N6
Intersection Briarwood Ave and Queen St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name BSO
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1983
Funding Mississauga Halton LHIN
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) Aims to improve the lives of Ontarians with behaviours associated with complex and challenging mental health, dementia or other neurological conditions living in long-term care homes or in independent living settings

BSO Outreach Counsellors provide education, support, counseling and guidance to caregivers and family members who are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias * BSO counselors help families and caregivers navigate the health care system to link them with available community resources * support for families is provided in the form of a one-on-one home or office visit, a talk over the phone, or assistance in reaching out and connecting with other individuals living with dementia in the community through support groups and educational workshops

BSO Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant (PRC) supports staff that provide care for seniors with responsive behaviours related to complex physical, cognitive and mental health needs * this includes long term care homes, adult day programs, supportive housing settings or the community

BSO IS Community Support Worker (CSW) works with individuals who are demonstrating significant responsive behaviours * IS CSW works cooperatively with the individuals, families and staff to ensure seamless transitions within the healthcare system

BSO System Navigator works collaboratively with health care professionals and community organizations to coordinate an effective plan of care for complex clients whose responsive behaviours are creating a barrier to their transitions within the healthcare system
Hours Hours vary * call for information
Areas Served Halton Region ; Mississauga (City of)
Boundaries Mississauga Halton LHIN
Eligibility Caregivers and family members who are caring for people with Alzheimer's disease or related dementias who are exhibiting responsive behaviours
Application None required
Languages English ; French
Fees Free
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Caregiver Counselling ~ Alzheimer's Disease ~ Families/Friends of People with Alzheimer's Disease ~ Mental Health Issues ; Geriatric Psychiatry

Agency Overview


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