We provide support to individuals who are living with the effects of a mild/moderate acquired brain injury in working on their personal goals. We work with our client to develop tailored supports and strategies to facilitate their success in reaching their goal(s).
Following the assessment process, recommendations, and a plan for specific individualized service needs and goals are developed. Depending on the goals that have been established, the length of the program could be 6-12 weeks long. Further assessments may be conducted on an as-needed basis. Service is provided in the home or community once or twice a week (depending on the needs).
Service is provided in home, community, school or workplace - once or twice a week (depending upon the need).
Coaches assist Clients to set their individual goals. Goal areas could include:
- Organization and planning
- Budgeting or financial management
- Education or employment support
- Community orientation and travel training
- Self care/daily routines/stress management focusing on health and overall well-being
- Building social and leisure recreational options
The service is flexible, client-directed and reflective of the goals and needs of the individual.
We also work to assist individuals in the development of their personal support network and to be able to access the community and for them to broaden their community involvement.
- Are 18 years of age or older;
- Have a mild/moderate acquired brain injury (must provide medical documentation confirming diagnosis);
- Are able to work on short-terms goals and make a commitment to the program;
- Do not present a harm to themselves or others;
- Are able to interact safely when out in the community.
How to access our program:
An application to PACE for services can be made through the Toronto Acquired Brain Injury Network. The Toronto ABI Network offers a single point referral service to publicly funded member agencies including hospital-based brain injury rehabilitation, long-term care facilities, and community-based services in Toronto. Any individual can apply for our ABI Community program directly. Any caregiver or professional can make a referral to PACE’s ABI Community program through the Toronto ABI Network.
For more information on our Acquired Brain Injury Community program:
Contact Nikki Vinci, Senior Program Coordinator
416-789-7806 ext. 315