Outreach behavioural rehabilitation provided in clients’ home for individuals with challenging behaviours and an acquired brain injury.
Using principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis we work with clients who have sustained an acquired brain injury to learn skills to help manage challenging behaviours. Behaviour therapists work with clients, family members, and other caregivers in clients’ homes and workplaces, including residential and long-term care facilities.
Stroke and Brain Function
Clients of West Park's ABI Community Outreach Service are adults (18 to 65 years of age) with an acquired brain injury as the result of a trauma or a disease process that has resulted in challenging behaviours.
be medically stable;
be under the care of a physician;
not require hospitalization for medical or psychiatric reasons;
not be facing criminal charges.
Any caregiver, professional, or client can make a referral to the ABI Community Outreach Service through the Toronto ABI Network.
If you would like more information about the ABI Adult Outreach Service, please contact Pam Madan-Sharma at 416-243-3600, ext. 4135 or Pamela.Madan-Sharma@westpark.org.
Outreach services help clients, family members, and caregivers learn to regulate challenging behaviours that appear after sustaining an acquired brain injury. Common behavioural issues include anger, aggression, eating problems, anxiety, and re-learning personal care skills.