St Joseph's Health Centre Guelph

Site: Guelph - Westmount Rd

Service: Acquired Brain Injury Day Program

Contact Information
Alternate Name ABI Program ; St Josephs Health Centre Guelph
Office Phone 519-824-6000 ext 4417
Fax 519-767-3437
E-Mail info@sjhcg.ca
Website www.sjhcg.ca/community-outreach
Social Media Vimeo
Primary Executive Brandy Nellis, Director
Site Location Guelph-North West
Located In Community Guelph
Address & Map
100 Westmount Rd
Guelph, ON N1H 5H8
 
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Physical Access Fully Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Service) Program that assists youth and adults who have acquired traumatic or non-traumatic injury to the brain that is impairing their independence and ability to function in the community. Services include: 
* recreational and therapeutic activities including art, gardening, music therapy, cooking, discussion groups and games 
* staff assistance for participants and their families to cope with stress and challenges in adjusting to changed circumstances in all areas of private and work lives 
* peer support and companionship 
* comprehensive assessments 
* individualized program planning
Hours Hours vary * day program Mon, Wed-Fri * Tue evenings clients are matched with appropriate times according to need
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Ages: 16 year(s) and up 
 
Primary diagnosis of acquired brain injury from a qualified physician or medical specialist 
* currently living at home or in community housing 
* completion of a participant-based intake package 
* certified by a physician to be medically safe 
 
Participants must meet program requirements for level of support required for eating, mobility, washroom use and peri care needs. Must be medically stable upon intake and be capable of safely and successfully benefiting from the social, recreational goals of the day program.
Application Call for information. 
Referrals accepted from family members, friends, neighbours, health and social service agencies, medical practitioners. All referrals considered on an individual basis.
Languages English
Fees Service - nominal daily fee ; pre-authorized payment set up upon start of the program
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Subjects
Service Categories Adult Day Programs ~ Brain Injuries