Behavioural Supports Ontario - South West

Site: Owen Sound Hospital

Service: Grey and Bruce Counties Geriatric Behavioural Response Team

Description
Description (Service) Interdisciplinary team that provides services and supports for older adults, their families and caregivers, who are coping with or at risk for developing responsive behaviours associated with dementia, mental illness, addictions and other neurological conditions 
 
Services include: 
* assessment and screening 
* establishing a plan, implementing and evaluating care strategies 
* documenting and promoting effective communication between the person with responsive behaviours, their families, mobile team members, and all other care providers 
* short-term follow up 
* education and support to staff in long term care, hospital, and the community, as well as families and other care partners
Service Details
Hours Mon-Sun 8 am-8 pm
Areas Served Bruce County ; Grey County
Eligibility Adults 65 years and older (unless dementia diagnosis is present) with responsive behaviours related to mental health, addictions, dementia, and/or related neurological conditions, living in long-term care homes or in community settings, and their caregivers
Application Call for referral * referral form completed by a health care professional or self-referral
Languages English
Fees None
Address and Location
Site Location Owen Sound Hospital
Located In Community Owen Sound
Address & Map
Owen Sound Hospital
1800 8th St E, Unit 4-2
Owen Sound, ON N4K 2W1
Intersection 16th Ave and 8th St E
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Contact Information
Crisis Phone Emergency: 9-1-1 * for non emergent crisis, ask to be put through to crisis pager: 519-376-2121
Fax 519-372-3968
Website southwest.behaviouralsupportsontario.ca/Services/Display/162142/Grey_and_Bruce_Counties_Geriatric_Behavioural_Response_Team
Primary Contact Charlotte Bumstead, Enhanced Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant; Phone: 519-376-2121 ext 2436; Email: cbumstead@gbhs.on.ca

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