BIRS supports people who have an acquired brain injury which could include any non-progressive brain injury caused by a stroke, a concussion, or a severe traumatic brain injury from a fall, an assault, or a motor vehicle collision.
BIRS works in conjunction with the person’s Doctors, Home Care or Stroke team and all other service providers who are involved in the persons recovery to develop a plan that is based on the Survivor’s goals and desires.
Types of service provided (there is no cost to participants):
- Outreach Services
- Injury Prevention
Eligibility for service is a medically diagnosed brain injury. The severity of the persons brain injury does not determine eligibility. Services are available for people who have a mild concussion to a severe traumatic brain injury. Referrals can be received from a variety of sources including, self referrals, medical and non-medical facilities, and community members.
Referrals can be done in person at the BIRS office, by calling 403-528-2661 or by fax at 403-528-2647.
BIRS Client Referral Form
115 KB, pdf
Brain Injury Survival Guide
2 MB, pdf