Behavioural Supports Ontario

Site: Niagara Region - Mobile Service

Service: Long-Term Care Home Mobile Team

Contact Details
Office Phone 289-241-0282
E-Mail bsoniagara@sjv.on.ca
Website www.hnhblhin.on.ca/goalsandachievements/integrationpopulationbased/olderadultstheirfamiliesandcaregivers/supportforfamiliesandcaregivers/BehaviouralSupports.aspx
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara Region
Service and Access 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
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
Physical Access Not Applicable - Mobile Service
Other Details
Legal Status (20) Regional Government
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

Agency Overview