Expression of Interest (EOI) To Participate in One of Two Task Groups

The Toronto ABI Network is seeking Expressions of Interest (EOI) from regional stakeholders to join one of two task groups. The purpose of this EOI is to identify individuals who are committed to participating in a task group and who have: Experience and expertise in supporting and treating those living with a brain injury, in […]

Toronto ABI Network Launches a New Strategic Plan

The Toronto ABI Network has launched a new strategic plan to guide its activity over the next three years. The 2017-2020 Strategic Plan builds on the Network’s strengths while addressing changing needs and demands within the ABI community. Three strategic priorities are identified: • Transitions from Hospital to Community: Develop, implement and evaluate a comprehensive hospital-to-community […]

2016/17 Annual Report now available

The Network’s 2016/17 annual report is now available. The report provides a brief overview of our activities over the past year.

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) has released Standards for Post-Concussion Care: From Diagnosis to the Interdisciplinary Concussion Clinic

The ONF Standards for Post-Concussion Care focus on guiding delivery of the right care, provided at the right time by the right provider anywhere in Ontario and support improved post-concussion care across the province. The Standards provide evidence-based direction for healthcare providers and planners, and empower patients to better manage their care. The core elements […]

Toronto ABI Network undertakes strategic planning process

The Toronto ABI Network is undertaking a strategic planning process to set its direction for the future. In the past several years, the demand for ABI services has continued to grow and change. This planning process will help us to determine our strategic priorities going forward and allow us to focus our efforts as we […]

Toronto ABI Network 2016 Conference – A Sold Out Event!

“I wish the conference did not have to end” “A fantastic conference – a perfect blend of theory, clinical application and personal lived experience” “I had random people stop me just to tell me what a great time they were having” “Staff reported leaving with new tools [and] a renewed enthusiasm for their jobs” A […]

Release of Clinical Practice Guidelines for Rehabilitation of Moderate to Severe TBI

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation, in partnership with INESSS in Quebec, has collaborated with experts in both provinces to develop comprehensive evidence-informed Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPG). The CPG addresses all areas of rehabilitative care for adults with moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury. The CPG website is a one-stop-shop for the guideline recommendations, as well as the rationale, […]

Congratulations to our Chair

Hedy Chandler, Chair of the Toronto ABI Network, recently celebrated 30 years as Executive Director of Community Head Injury Resources Services (CHIRS). The milestone was marked at a gathering of former associates, current clients and friends and families. CHIRS (formerly Ashby House) was established in 1978 as the first community-based brain injury rehabilitation program in […]

2015-16 annual report now available

The Network’s 2015-16 annual report, Changing Needs, Evolving Focus, provides a snapshot of our activities over the past year.  DOWNLOAD REPORT

Update on clinical practice guidelines for rehabilitation of adults with moderate-severe TBI

This past year, the Toronto ABI Network participated in a 60-member consensus panel to develop clinical practice guidelines for rehabilitation of adults with moderate-severe TBI. We have since been asked to serve on the Ontario Implementation Advisory Committee to advise on key system issues and guide the overall implementation process. The initiative is being led […]