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Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for Service

To be eligible for services you must have proof of diagnosis of an acquired brain injury¹. This must be confirmed by a physician and through medical or rehabilitation documentation².

1 Proof of acquired brain injury

    • CT scan, neurologist report, physiatrist report, MRI report

2 Medical/rehabilitation documentation must clearly indicate acquired brain injury. We accept:

    • Psychiatric reports with DSM IV diagnosis of acquired brain injury
    • Neuropsychological assessments
    • Hospital records
    • Medical/rehabilitation or hospital discharge reports

Additional criteria:

  • Age 12 and up
  • Currently living in BrainTrust's catchment area -  Central Okanagan from Armstrong to Peachland, BC
  • Please note: The Youth Concussion Clinic has additional eligibility criteria.

Cost

Many of our services are free of charge. Your initial consultation is also free.

Fees are determined based on financial need and available funding. Information on fees will be outlined at your consultation. You may also contact us for more information.

Once you have copies of your medical documentation, please book a consultation. Call 250-762-3233 or use the button below to make your request. You must bring the documentation of your injury to your appointment. Please reach out if you're having difficulty getting your documentation. 

Note:  These appointments are scheduled for Tuesdays between 12:00 and 2:00 pm.

Services

1:1 Support at BrainTrust

1:1 Support

Brain injury impacts everyone differently.  We offer one-to-one assistance to help you meet post-injury needs and goals.

BrainTrust offers brain injury counselling with clinical counsellors.

Clinical Counselling

It's common for mental health issues to arise after brain injury. We offer counselling as an integral part of your recovery.

BrainTrust clients benefit from the yoga group program classes held on-site.

Group Programs

Our group programs provide strategies, support, and opportunities to connect with others on a similar path.

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Youth Concussion Clinic

BrainTrust Concussion Clinic serves children and youth ages 5 to 25 who have been diagnosed with a concussion.

Carefully prescribed aerobic exercise is a key component in our brain injury recovery program.

Brain Health Clinic

Our four-pillar rehabilitation program is designed to help you return to work and/or improve your overall quality of life.

Mona

"Brain injury is an issue that few people understand, yet it touches all of our lives.

Our mission is to bring this issue to the forefront, help people with a brain injury to recover and reach their full potential, and to help prevent future brain injuries."

  Mona Hennenfent
CEO, BrainTrust Canada

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