Toronto ABI Network

ABI Conference 2012

Info for Families

Referral Forms

FAQ

Q. What types of patients does the Toronto ABI Network accept referrals for?

The Toronto ABI Network only accepts referrals for individuals with acquired brain injury (ABI).

Q.  Which publicly-funded organizations provide services for individuals with acquired brain injury?

The Toronto ABI Network’s Descriptions of Program/Services of Member Organizations provides an overview of publicly-funded organizations providing ABI services in the Greater Toronto Area.

Q. Which application form do I complete?

Choose the referral form appropriate to the type of service that the person with the brain injury needs:

Referral Form

Use This Form When Making a Referral For...

Inpatient Rehab Referral Form

...all inpatient ABI rehabilitation programs.

ABI Community Profile

...community-based ABI program or service, ambulatory care and outpatient hospital-based ABI rehabilitation programs.

 

Q. How do I make a referral for inpatient ABI rehabilitation?

Complete the Inpatient Rehab Referral Form and fax it to the Toronto ABI Network office at 416-597-7021. You may wish to review the general admission criteria that apply to these programs.

Q. How do I make a referral for ambulatory care or outpatient ABI rehabilitation services?

Complete the ABI Community Profile and fax it to the Toronto ABI Network office at 416-597-7021.

Q. How do I make a referral for a community-based ABI program or service?

Complete the ABI Community Profile and fax it to the Toronto ABI Network office at 416-597-7021.

 Q. I have an ABI, or I am a family member of someone who has a brain injury. Can I make a referral myself or do I have to have a doctor make a referral for me?

This depends on the type of service requested. Referrals to inpatient and outpatient/ambulatory programs must be made by a doctor. Anyone may request a referral for a community-based ABI program (e.g., community care access centres, Cota, CHIRS, etc.) unless there is a specific doctors’ order involved. If a family member is making the referral, she/he must complete the ABI Community Profile.