Community Navigator

What is Navigation?

  • Navigation at NBIS serves to link people affected by brain injury to both formal and informal resources.
  • Focuses on identifying and serving the needs of the client as a unique individual.
  • A Holistic Approach of addressing social, psychosocial, emotional, and spiritual needs of a client and the design of a plan that best fits his or her goals, values and resources.

The Community Navigator Program is a non-medical support service that helps people affected by ABI and their caregivers by:

  • Providing client assessment and joint identified actions
  • Empowering ABI clients and caregivers to self-manage their recovery through peer support programs, group and individual education, supported decision-making and goal-setting
  • Ongoing case management, if required
  • Answering questions asked by individuals surviving an ABI and their caregivers and help them navigate the health care system
  • Linking them to resources and programs to assist with their recovery
  • Assisting with self-management strategies to manage their ABI and caregiving roles
  • Providing opportunity to attend peer support programs and education sessions for both the person who had the brain injury and the caregiver
  • Connecting with local support, community and education programs
  • Follow up phone support/availability (at 3 months)

How to Enrol:

To learn more about the program call 250-753-5600 Ext.  203 ,  email mick@nbis.ca  , or visit our office during opening hours.

To download a referral form click HERE.  Referral forms can be faxed or brought into the NBIS office.

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