VCBIS provides quality, caring, continual support to persons living with the effects of Acquired Brain Injury, helping relationships, personal abilities, and life skills.

Community Resources

Vista Centre Brain Injury Services (VCBIS) is proud to provide access to a series of articles designed to enhance the understanding of the acquired brain injury field; from either the perspective of the survivors, family and friend, professional or the general public.

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Local Community Services

Pathways to Independence

Pathways to Independence is a not for profit agency providing assisted living services and support to people with an ABI or a developmental disability who may also have complex needs based on their unique goals.

Brain Injury Association of Ottawa Valley

The Brain Injury Association of the Ottawa Valley is a non-profit organization that helps acquired brain injury survivors reconnect with their environment.

Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario

The Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario is a pediatric health and research center providing outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and training the health care professionals of tomorrow

Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre

The Ottawa Hospital Rehabilitation Centre’s (TOHRC) Acquired Brain Injury Care Stream provides a range of patient-centered care from the acute stage to the community.

The Phoenix Network

The Phoenix Network is a team based, brain health rehabilitation service provider with expertise in working with individuals who have experienced brain injury as a result of impact or organic trauma, traumatic stress or toxic exposure.

The Aphasia Centre

Providing care to enhance the quality of life of people affected by aphasia by helping them improve the ability to communicate with others and regain self-confidence.

Royal Ottawa Health Care

The Royal is one of Canada's foremost mental health care and academic health science centres. The Royal combines the delivery of specialized mental health care, advocacy, research and education to transform the lives of people with complex and treatment resistant mental illness.

Provincial Services

Ontario March of Dimes

March of Dimes is a community-based rehabilitation and advocacy charity. Their goal is to enhance the independence and community participation of people with physical disabilities through a range of programs and services.

Brain Injury Services of Hamilton

Brain Injury Services provides a full range of rehabilitation programs and services for individuals living with the effects of acquired brain injuries. They offer everything from supervised 24-hour-a-day complex residential care, to transitional living arrangements, to independent living supported by an extensive community services program.

Peel Halton Dufferin Services

Peel Halton Acquired Brain Injury Services (PHD ABIS) is funded by the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care to provide community based rehabilitation and re-integration services to people living with the effects of acquired brain injury.

Dale Brain Injury Services

At Dale Brain Injury Services we provide a continuum of high quality, client-centered services to persons affected by an acquired brain injury. By providing services that are accessible, evidence-based and responsive to the changing needs of our clients, our community, and our partners.

Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada

A volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through: the advancement of research and its application; the promotion of healthy living; and advocacy.

Community Re-Entry Niagara

Brain Injury Community Re-entry (Niagara) Inc. (BICR) is a non-profit organization that provides support services and rehabilitation to individuals living with the effects of an acquired brain injury.

Community Head Injury Resource Services

CHIRS is a multi-service agency that provides a broad range of supports to a clientele with diverse and complex needs. Services are designed to form the basis of a comprehensive model of service delivery and include residential programs, supported independent living, day programs and community programs.

Brain Injury Services of Northern Ontario

BISNO is a non-profit charitable organization which provides rehabilitation and support services within the community to individuals living with the affects of an Acquired Brain Injury. BISNO affiliates itself with other agencies and professionals in developing and providing a range of services in Northern Ontario.

Abinetwork.ca

To provide leadership in furthering equitable, accessible, responsive, cost-effective and quality publicly-funded services and support for persons living with the effects of an acquired brain injury in the Greater Toronto Area.

Hamilton Health Sciences

The Acquired Brain Injury Program (ABIP) serves the needs of adults with acquired brain injuries and their families.

COMMUNITY SERVICES

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BRAIN INJURY ASSOCIATIONS

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BRAIN INJURY RESOURCES

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GOVERNMENT RESOURCES

Focus on different approaches used to help survivors and their family to best cope with their new challenges.

There is hope for a traumatic brain injury.

Collaboration with professionals such as Clinical Psychologists, service providers, community groups and other agencies to ensure that clients have access to appropriate options and resources.

English is here also to ensure that clients have access to appropriate options and resources and more resources.

Community-Based Living Support

All needs, requirements, and special considerations are identified within the Individual Support Plan, a document that provides a holistic rehabilitation and maintenance plan.

All needs, requirements, and special considerations are identified within the Individual Support Plan, a document that provides a holistic rehabilitation and maintenance plan.

IN THE NEWS

Head Injury in Sport

Jason Osler / CBC News

Importance of Self-care

Nicole Reis / CBC News

Mysterious Symptoms

Bruce Campion-Smith / Toronto Star

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