Outreach Program

Download the Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Program brochure

Learn about Tom Ward's story and his experience with the Outreach Program

The Brain Injury Outreach program provides support, consultation, training, and education to service providers, families/caregivers, and individuals with acquired brain injury. To help people return and stay in their own community, the program partners with local service providers. Limited and focused direct services to individuals with an acquired brain injury are also provided.

The program is comprised of a team of rehabilitation professionals with knowledge in neurocognitive and neurobehavioural treatments for acquired brain injury.

What Services Do We Provide?

Support, consultation, training and education services are available in the following areas:

  • functional, contextual, interdisciplinary assessment
  • cognition
  • behaviour
  • communication
  • activities of daily living
  • academics
  • vocation
  • family education and support
  • staff training
  • general community education about acquired brain injury
  • resource and information sharing

What Can You Expect?

  • timely responses to requests for service
  • respect for client dignity, privacy and caregiver/service provider expertise
  • mutually-arranged, scheduled visits to the client's place of residence, school or workplace
  • client-centred support and advocacy
  • active partnership among client, family/caregiver, community service providers and Outreach staff
  • functional, contextual, collaborative assessment and development of strategies and goals
  • consultation, assessment and progress reports 
  • regular review of progress through client/family/team conferences
  • evidence-based practice
  • service outcome evaluation

The services provided by the Brain Injury Outreach Program are funded by the Ministry of Health and therefore are available at no cost to the referring agency, service provider or patient. Referrals (download the Acquired Brain Injury Program referral form) may be made by a person with an acquired brain injury, family member/caregiver, or any service provider, facility, agency, or organization. A physician's referral is not necessary.

For more information, please contact:
Phone: 519 685-4000 ext. 42669
Fax: 519 685-4022