Alberta Health Services

Calgary Zone - Applied Behaviour Collaboration Team, The


Description
The Applied Behaviour Collaboration (ABC) Team is a non-urgent Addiction & Mental Health (A&MH) service that focuses on building staff capacity and supporting individuals under 65 with complex behavioral and/or mental health needs residing in Integrated and Supported Facility Living (ISFL) Contracted Services

Behavior and Psychiatry Stream:

The MHC and RN provides behavioural mental health support services which may include:

  • Client intervention based on assessed need
  • Skill building with staff (i.e. Specific to client's diagnosis/behavior care plan; ABC will provide education in-services, staff training, on floor coaching and modelling of approaches/interventions)
  • Ongoing evaluation and follow up
  • Supporting ABC Clients during hospitalizations
  • Support Clients transitioning into and out of ISFL Contracted Services
  • Supporting the ABC Psychiatrist

The ABC Psychiatrist attached to our team provides non-urgent Psychiatry consultation with regular communication with the ABC RNs and MHCs

  • Provide indirect consultation and direct assessments in concert with the ABC RN & MHC
  • Psychiatry rounds occur twice a month
  • Provides direct Physician to Physician consultation / support

We do not assess for level of care, crisis support or capacity assessments

Key Provider: educators, mental health clinicians, psychiatrists, registered nurses (RNs)
Eligibility
Yes,
  • Is approved for or currently living in a ISFL SL3, SL4, SL4D, or LTC environment
  • Resident is medically stable (Not requiring further medical intervention)
  • Is 65 or under unless living in: SL3 (PCH), LTC Rouleau, Colonel Belcher Mental Health Unit, Agecare Skypointe Mental Health Unit, or Clifton KINDD unit (18 +)
Application Process
Service Access: Professional Referral Required, Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.Referral Process: Yes,

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Point of contact and referral source is the ISFL Case Manager within Personal Care Homes and Supported Living (SL4/SL4D)

• Point of contact and referral source is the Resident Care Manager, Program Manager or equivalent position within Long Term Care

• Referrals are reviewed and triaged on a weekly basis

• Each resident requires a separate referral, and will be seen in sequence

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Waiting Period: Yes,

An estimated wait time will be provided at the time of appointment booking. Typically you will hear from the MHC/RN within 5-7 business days and be provided an initial consult date which would be between 1-4 weeks away

Telephone
403-943-8322
Fax
403-943-8364
Languages
English
Fees
Fee: No
Fee Reduction: N/AMembership Fee: No
Documents Required

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Point of contact and referral source is the ISFL Case Manager within Personal Care Homes and Supported Living (SL4/SL4D)

• Point of contact and referral source is the Resident Care Manager, Program Manager or equivalent position within Long Term Care

• Referrals are reviewed and triaged on a weekly basis

• Each resident requires a separate referral, and will be seen in sequence

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Accessibility
Wheelchair access: Yes - Other disabled access: N/A -
Topic(s)
Last Updated On
May 31, 2016
Address
3465 26 Avenue NE
Calgary, AB, T1Y 6L4
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Hours of Operation
Mon
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Tue
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Wed
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Thu
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM
Fri
08:15 AM - 04:30 PM