Jasper House

Mission

Jasper House has a mission to provide specialized and flexible environment that would assist individuals with acquired brain injuries to achieve their optimal level of independence. Our goal is to empower our clients with a feeling of self-control and focus their purpose toward a satisfying life after a brain injury and we believe that quality of life, respect, freedom and dignity are critical areas of consideration in achieving this goal for each client we serve.

Facility

Jasper House, a licensed group home, is located in Vancouver, BC. It has 8 large, private bedrooms, 6 full washrooms, a common living and dining room areas. A group recreational center, a computer and internet facility are accessible.

A dedicated seven-passenger minivan for individual and group outings is available.
Our home is within easy access of public transit, community centers, schools, parks, banks, restaurants, malls, cinemas and other amenities.

Jasper House offers to clients intensive residential and rehabilitative community program, 24- hour supervision and continuous professional care relative to housing, hospitality services and personal assistance so that they can live independently, even as they require regular help with their daily activities. Our housing services are directed towards meeting the very specific needs of adults recovering from acquired brain injuries. Our home offers an ideal setting for rehabilitation and recovery after injury.

Our Rehab Team

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Registered Nurse
  • Certified Rehab Assistants
  • Certified Nursing Aides

We Also Have Access To:

  • Physiotherapists
  • Speech Therapists
  • Physicians
  • Art Therapists
  • Vocational Rehab Consultants

Programs and Services Offered

Our facility offer services and programs designed for individuals with brain injury. Services are custom tailored to individual needs and challenges whether a respite or a transitional stay to long term care. Our qualified team and our strong clinical skills provide for a positive atmosphere and motivate each client to improve their cognitive, physical and social well-being.

Each client is encouraged to work toward goals that maximize their independence. Individualized service plans that focus on skills development are developed for each client. The following areas are taken into consideration:

  • Communication Training, Time Management, Behavior and Social Skills
  • Comprehensive Nursing Program, Medical and Physical Management
  • Occupational, Speech and Physiotherapy
  • Activities of Daily Living, Personal Organization
  • Community Participation
  • Therapeutic Art and Recreational Therapy
  • Volunteer Programs, Vocational and Educational Pursuits
  • Computer Skills / Cognitive Exercises, Memory Development
  • Cooking, Gardening, Outing, Orientation to the Community
  • Group Therapies.

Admission Criteria

We welcome referrals of clients with brain injuries. Recent medical and psychological reports must be made available upon referral.

Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission:

  • 19 years of age or older – male or female
  • Medically stable, Physically mobile
  • Has potential for progressive rehabilitation
  • Demonstrate commitment
  • Has access to funding

Program Costs

Basic daily rate for each client is covers the following services and expenses:

  • Initial pre-admission assessment and report
  • Therapy design
  • Individual Services Plan (goal-setting and behavior plan)
  • Private room and board
  • 24 hour monitoring and supervision
  • Medication administration, support and management
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living
  • Schedule of Activities
  • Cable television and local telephone calls
  • Team meetings
  • Mileage costs for staff driving client to medical appointments

Costs not Covered

Some of the costs not covered in the program:

  • Private telephone line (including long distance calls)
  • Personal clothing and toiletries
  • Medications
  • Handy Dart, taxi/transit fares
  • Additional requirements for nutrition
  • Fitness program fees
  • Additional 1:1 support
  • Other personal expenses

For more information or to arrange a visit, contact us today.