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Community Brain Injury Program

An individualized, community-based rehabilitation program is developed based on a comprehensive assessment.

Components of the Brain Injury Program:

The program includes any or all of the following components:

Case Coordination Services:

  • The Occupational Therapist liaises with all other involved health professionals to ensure a collaborative and cost effective approach is utilized.  Relates pertinent information to the case manager; and consults with the family physician.

Life Skills Training:

  • Increasing independence in daily living (home management tasks, meal preparation, and transportation) through compensatory strategies.

Cognitive Screening & Remediation:

  • Providing strategies to compensate for cognitive deficits and exercises to improve areas where limitations have been identified.

Physical Conditioning Programs:

  • Improving general tolerances, physical status, balance, increasing productivity, structure in daily routine, and self-esteem.

Vocational Programs: 

  • Developing work readiness skills and exploring vocational interests through volunteer or work placements.

Community Integration:

  • Assisting the individual in accessing social, recreational and leisure programs.

Benefits of the Brain Injury Program:

The goal is to assist the client to optimize his or her functional ability, promote independence, facilitate community integration, and return to work or productive activities. One-to-one training may be provided by a Rehabilitation Assistant or by a Job Coach.

Leave the beaten track occasionally and dive into the woods. Every time you do so you will be certain to find something you have never seen before.Alexander Graham Bell
How many cares one loses when one decides not to be something but to be someone.Coco Chanel
To reach a port we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must not drift or lie at anchor.Oliver Wendell Holmes
All limits are self imposedIcarus
No one is ready for a thing until he believes he can acquire it.Napoleon Hill
Do not let what you cannot do; get in the way of what you can do.John Wooden
Occupational Therapy builds skills for the job of living.
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Occupational therapy – the difference between life and living.
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