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Organization: Behavioural Supports Ontario - Hamilton - Long-Term Care Home Mobile Team  
Phone Numbers: 905-627-3541 ext 2125
Fax: 905-549-7003
Location: Hamilton Health Sub-Region
Service Description: 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

Fees: None
Application: Referral for service is made through the Long-Term Care Home
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: 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.
Languages: English
Area(s) Served:
See Also: 06 - Cognitive Loss
10 - Behaviour
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO)
BSO Teams

This information was last completely updated on November 30, 2017

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