Participants

SARBI currently has 25 participants in Saskatoon and 21 in Regina. The process to becoming a participant is as follows:

  • Applicants must be diagnosed with an acquired brain injury as a result of an assault, motor vehicle accident, blow to the head, anoxia, tumour or stroke.

  • A complete physician’s referral form must accompany any application.

  • Applicants must be independent of life support systems.

  • Applicants must not be considered a danger to self or others.

  • The applicant or the applicant’s legal guardian must provide consent for participation.

  • The applicant must be over eighteen years of age.

  • Admission to SARBI programs will be contingent upon the assessment findings of SARBI Rehabilitation Consultants.

  • All participants will be subject to a three-month trial period with the exception of those who are participating in a behaviour management program. Then the client is subject to a one-month trial period.

  • Exception to the above guidelines may be made at the discretion of the Executive Director/Program Coordinator after the initial assessment.

 

Priority for Day Program will be given to:

  • Those who are under 35 years of age.

  • Those who are deemed an elopement risk.

Please note that SARBI will not be responsible for the cost of transportation to and from the program facility.