Brain Injury

Supports those living with brain injuries in the community

Brain Injury

Our Acquired Brain Injury Supports (ABIS) program is one of the programs we offer to people with brain injuries. It is designed to help people live in the community with a level of independence that meets their personal goals and health needs.

It is offered through our Home and Community Care services to people who have suffered a brain injury from trauma, stroke, brain tumor, aneurysm or other causes that has resulted in physical, cognitive and emotional changes.What services are provided?Long-term support including:

  • Family care homes, contracted group homes and supported apartments
  • Community support and maintenance, such as life skills support or community drop-in programs to support your social participation and quality of life if you have a brain injury and are living in the community

Short-term support including:

  • Rehabilitation and stabilization, such as occupational therapy and rehabilitation assistance, counseling and behavioral support
  • Transitional residential support, such as group homes with a short-term rehabilitation focus

Education

  • Education programs for clients, caregivers, staff and partners
Who's eligible?Adults who:  

How can I access this service?

You may access our services through

Is there a cost for this service? Visit the Costs page of our Home and Community Care section to learn more.More services availableWe have a number services available for people with brain Injuries.  Search Brain Injury in our Find Services directory for a complete listing.

Brain injury services

Click on the links for the services you are interested in learning more about. Links will take you to the Find Services directory listing, which includes descriptions, contact details and related documents for our services.

Service
Locations Served
Acquired Brain Injury Program - Inpatient Services at GF Strong Rehabilitation CentreBritish Columbia, Central Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Acquired Brain Injury Program - Outpatient Services - Early Response Concussion Service Adults at GF Strong Rehabilitation CentreCentral Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Acquired Brain Injury Program - Outpatient Services - Outpatient Team at GF Strong Rehabilitation CentreCentral Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Acquired Brain Injury Program - Outpatient Services - Self-Management Program at GF Strong Rehabilitation CentreCentral Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Acquired Brain Injury Supports at 601 Broadway West, VancouverCentral Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Adolescent and Young Adult Program at GF Strong Rehabilitation CentreBritish Columbia, Central Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Baclofen Clinic at GF Strong Rehabilitation CentreBritish Columbia, Burnaby, Central Coast, Fraser Valley, Langley, Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows, New Westminster, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Surrey/White Rock/ Delta, Tri-Cities, Vancouver
BC Neuropsychiatry Program at UBC Hospital - Detwiller PavilionBritish Columbia, Central Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Home and Community Care Access Lines - Vancouver
Neuropsychiatry Inpatient Unit at UBC Hospital - Detwiller PavilionBritish Columbia, Central Coast, North & West Vancouver, Powell River, Richmond, Sea to Sky, Sunshine Coast, Vancouver
Neuropsychiatry Outpatient Clinic at UBC Hospital - Detwiller PavilionVancouver
Neurosurgery at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) - Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care CentreVancouver