Behavioural Supports Ontario

Site: Haldimand - Brant

Service: Long-Term Care Home Mobile Team

Contact Information
Office Phone 226-920-8952
E-Mail bsohaldimand@sjv.on.ca
Website www.hnhblhin.on.ca/goalsandachievements/integrationpopulationbased/olderadultstheirfamiliesandcaregivers/supportforfamiliesandcaregivers/BehaviouralSupports.aspx
Site Information
Description (Site) No physical address.
Located In Community Southwestern Ontario
Physical Access Not Applicable
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name B.S.O ; BSO
Agency Information
Description (Agency) Behavioural support system of care for older adults across Ontario who live and cope with responsive behaviours, and those who support them
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A mobile team made up of Registered Nurses, Registered Practical Nurses and Personal Support Workers available to long-term care homes. The team is trained and experienced to serve residents through episodes of responsive behaviours. 
 
The team will: 
* support and work with long-term care home staff to complete assessments and screening tools 
* collaborate with residents, their families and care team members to develop and implement strategies to meet resident needs 
* work with other organizations to help residents transition to and from their long-term care home 
* share knowledge to enhance staff capacity to serve residents
Hours Mon-Sun 24 hours
Areas Served Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Norfolk County
Eligibility Older adults residing in a Long-Term Care Home with cognitive impairments due to mental health problems, addictions, dementia, or other neurological conditions who exhibit or are at risk of exhibiting responsive or challenging behaviours such as aggression, wandering, physical resistance and agitation.
Application Referral for service is made through the Long-Term Care Home
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Dementia Evaluation ; Outreach Programs ~ Dementia ; Outreach Programs ~ Long Term Care Issues ; Outreach Programs ~ Older Adult/Aging Issues ; Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults ~ Addictions/Dependencies Issues ; Outreach Programs ~ Older Adults ~ Mental Health Issues

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