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Local Services

Pathways to Independence
www.pathwaysind.com

Providence Care Community Brain Injury Services
Community Brain Injury Services

Ontario March Of Dimes

www.marchofdimes.ca

Brain Injury Association of Quinte District
www.biaqd.ca

Stroke Network of Southeastern Ontario
www.strokenetworkseo.ca/

Online Community Service Directories

Provides listings to all community services in your community.

South East Health Line
www.southeasthealthline.ca/

Frontenac, Lennox & Addington
http://kingston.cioc.ca/

Hastings & Prince Edward
 http://quinte.cioc.ca/

Leeds & Grenville
http://kingston.cioc.ca/?UseCICVw=76

Lanark
http://kingston.cioc.ca/?UseCICVw=75

 

Connect Protect: MedicAlert and Smith Falls, Brockville and Gananoque

www.medicalert.ca/braininjury

Brain Injury Canada has partnered with MedicAlert to bring support and visibility to individuals living with acquired brain injury (ABI). Connect and Protect is a service where Police partners have direct 24/7 access to a MedicAlert subscriber’s file.  This includes emergency contact information, medical information, physical description, up-to-date photo, wandering history, triggers & de-escalation techniques – all of which have been identified by police to be vital in their operations. Connect Protect is to make ABI more visible to first responders and others.

For more information about Connect Protect in your area, contact your local police department via their non-emergency phone or contacts. Or visit Connect Protect on the MedicAlert website. www.medicalert.ca/Programs/MedicAlert-Connect-Protect

For more information about the partnership of Brain Injury Canada and MedicAlert and discount code, visit https://www.braininjurycanada.ca/medicalert/ or call 1.866.696.0272.

For those individuals who have financial challenges, please call 1.800.668.1507 to learn more about MedicAlert’s Membership Assistance charitable program.

For more information about MedicAlert contact MedicAlert: email at [email protected] or 1.800.668-1507 (Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. EST)

 

Kingston Police Vulnerable Person Registry.

This may assist officers in communicating with, attending a residence of, or dealing with an emergency involving a vulnerable person living within the Kingston

You can register a vulnerable person living within the jurisdiction of Kingston Police. The vulnerable person registry is used to assist officers in communicating with, attending a residence of, or dealing with an emergency involving a vulnerable person living within the Kingston community. For more information on the program what you need to register  visit the website Vulnerable Person Registry.

 

Belleville Police Service

The Vulnerable Person Registry allows parents or caregivers to submit vital information to a database that will be used by police during interaction with that vulnerable person.  The Registry will provide police with emergency contact information, detailed physical descriptors, known routines, favourite attractions or special needs of the individual. A Vulnerable Person is defined as a person who due to a medical, mental health or a physical condition(s) may exhibit patterns of behaviour that may pose a danger to themselves or to others.

Only Belleville Police personnel who require this information in the performance of their duties will have access to the information.  Link to the Belleville Vulnerable Person Registry. Administration, General Inquiries and all other Non-Emergency Calls ► 613-966-0882 or website www.police.belleville.on.ca

Brain Injury Information

Ontario Brain Injury Association
www.obia.on.ca

Contact the main phone at: 1-905-641-8877

List of OBIA free services and programs

Providing support, advocacy, and education for survivors in Ontario.  Provides links to local resources and ABI associations. All of OBIA programs aim to benefit the survivor and/or their families, and most importantly, are provided free of charge.

 

Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF)

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) is the non-profit organization funded by the Ontario government that works to prevent neurotrauma, and to ensure Ontarians with neurotrauma lead full, productive lives.

http://onf.org/

ONF is working with Institut national d’excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS).  Together, ONF and INESSS guide the development and support implementation of a clinical practice guideline (CPG) for the rehabilitation of adults with moderate to severe TBI in Ontario and Quebec. 

The guidelines provide recommendations for front-line clinicians, program coordinators and managers working in rehabilitation settings, or providing TBI rehabilitation in acute care facilities. They can also be of use for community-based rehabilitation, within organizations or for rehabilitation provided in home environments and community within the context of third party funding.

 

Brainline

http://www.brainline.org/

Providing education on preventing, treating, and living with a traumatic brain injury.  Includes resources for survivors, families, and professionals.

Alberta Brain Injury Initiative Survival Guide

http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/disability-services/alberta-brain-injury-initiative-survival-guide.html

Online guide to living with a brain injury, with information for survivors as well as family members.

Centre for Disease Control – Traumatic Brain Injury

http://www.cdc.gov/TraumaticBrainInjury/index.html

The American Centre for Disease Control TBI pages feature educational resources and prevention strategies.