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Organization: Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) - North East  
Toll-Free: 1-855-276-6313
Fax: 705-675-8857
Address:
Sudbury, ON
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am-4:30pm
Executives: Monica Bretzlaff - Regional Manager
monica.bretzlaff@nbrhc.on.ca
Melanie Beaulieu - Clinical Intake Specialist
melanie.beaulieu@nbrhc.on.ca
Service Description: Enhances services for older adults with complex and challenging behaviours and offer new ways of caring for those individuals * provides help and a stronger support system for their caregivers

Behaviour may be related to:
  • mental illness
  • dementia
  • substance use disorders
  • other neurological disorders

Intergrated Response Teams

Clinical Behaviour Response Specialists: Works directly with older adults presenting with responsive behaviours and are linked with existing Seniors Mental Health Teams

Behavioural Support Facilitators: Provides support, education and care strategies to family caregivers of older adults with responsive behaviours and are linked with Alzheimer Society Chapters

Psychogeriatric Resource Consultants: Provides education indirect clinical consultation, network building and support for professionals working with older adults with responsive behaviours

Long-term Care BSO Nurses and Personal Support Workers: Provides coaching/mentoring, behavioural assessment and individualized holistic care approaches and are based in various long-term care homes throughout the North East

Application: Health Care Professionals: Complete the referral form and fax to: 705-675-8857 or central intake at: 1-855-276-6313
General Public: Call 1-855-276-6313
Eligibility - Population(s) Served: Older adult presenting with responsive behaviour(s) not effectively supported in current care environment * adult with a progressive age-related cognitive disorder (example: early onset dementia)
Languages: English ; French
Language Note: French reception, publications, and website * French interpretation available upon request
Area(s) Served:
Algoma, Cochrane, Greater Sudbury, Manitoulin, Nipissing, Parry Sound, and Timiskaming  
See Also: Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias
Care for the Caregiver
Geriatric Services (Aging Related Health Care)

This information was last completely updated on July 25, 2017

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