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

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ASSISTED LIVING SERVICES

Operating a residential home located in the Westboro area. The home provides staffing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

INDEPENDANCE TRAINING

VCBIS encourages clients and individuals with the opportunity to fully participate in their community,

ABI DAY SERVICES

Participants develop leisure lifestyle skills, broaden community awareness, improve self-esteem and develop relationships.

SUPPORT GROUPS

VCBIS offers a variety of group activities specifically designed to meet the various need and interest of our clients.

Service Model

Teams consisting of clients, family member/significant others, staff members and community professionals work together as an integrated team to provide a holistic approach to support the client. Intervention/support is provided in the least intrusive way and is based on the principles of empowerment and facilitation to ensure an optimum level of personal control and self esteem is achieved by each individual.

VCBIS provides lifelong support to persons with an acquired brain injury through the use of a Community-Based Living Model. This model focuses on each client living within a community environment, accessing generic services, both of a professional/supportive (such as community health care) and personal (e.g., grocery shopping) nature. VCBIS's support efforts include assisting people to overcome impairments within their living environment and while in the community. Rehabilitation efforts include compensatory strategies, such as behaviour management and restorative efforts, such as short-term memory improvement.

By using the community-based living model in conjunction with a clinical approach that incorporates an eclectic use of intervention strategies, as discussed below, Vista Centre is well equipped to support persons with an acquired brain injury who experience moderate to severe behavioural challenges. All needs, requirements, and special considerations are identified within the Individual Support Plan, a document that provides a holistic rehabilitation and maintenance plan.

For information on the model: Whatever it Takes: A Model for Community-based Services

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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