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Accessing ABI Services – Webinar Series Launches Jan 31st

Finding it hard to find the right services for your patients/clients? Wondering about wait times? Have questions about admission criteria? Accessing ABI Services in the GTA is a lunchtime webinar series designed to provide the answers. Each webinar focuses on a particular type of service, providing an overview of the programs available, admission criteria and […]

Service Resolution, Justice Coordinator supports complex mental health & justice needs

More support is now available for Toronto-area organizations supporting clients with complex mental health and justice needs. The Toronto Regional Human Service and Justice Coordinating Committee (T- HSJCC) has created a Service Resolution, Justice Coordinator position as part of a one-year pilot project (April 2017- April 2018). The pilot is focused on leveraging existing resources […]

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 […]