Behaviour Support Services
When developing a clear path for treatment and management strategies best suited for the individual and their families, it is imperative that maladaptive and/or negative behaviours be identified, defined and monitored, so that the regulated health care professionals can decide how best to address them. Anchor ’s behaviour support workers (BSW’s) provide individuals and their families’ tools to live fuller lives through management, monitoring, and implementation of behaviour support programs for youth and adults with high-risk behaviours as well as complex medical needs. Key successes are often the result of experienced associates implementing outcome based programming in the appropriate environment.
Contingency planning is a critical part of behaviour support services. Anchor is able to provide flexible, experienced staffing
to assist residential & rehabilitation facilities and hospitals when staffing difficulties arise such as illness, planned absences due to vacations, and training or job vacancies. As a result, Anchor provides dependable and experienced associates to support a wide variety of populations with high risk behaviours, dual diagnosis, developmental disabilities, mental health and/or psychiatric difficulties.
Anchor’s behaviour support workers (BSW’s) provide individuals and their families’ tools to live fuller lives through management, monitoring, and implementation of behaviour support programs for youth and adults with high-risk behaviours as well as complex medical needs. Anchor associates all have completed a post-secondary education in child and youth, behavioural sciences, social services and/or DSW.
Anchor provides behaviour support workers that have 2 or more years of experience working within a large spectrum of mental health issues. This broad experience base provides appropriate coverage for each clients’ deficits,
including adults and youth with acquired brain
injuries, psychiatric difficulties, autism spectrum disorder, dual-diagnosis, developmental disabilities, as well as complex medical needs.
Anchor offers services in most any setting that is considered to be beneficial to the client . Whether in-home, residential facilities, hospitals, schools or
long-term facilities, Anchor has the expertise to effectively implement behaviour support services within all of these forums
Anchor is unique in its management philosophy. An environment of support and mentorship is key to Anchor’s ability to provide 24-hour support to all of its associates, clients and referral sources. This ideal ensures Anchor provides the highest level of efficiency and quality of service possible. Crisis management is a critical element of the overall support structure and is a differentiating factor between Anchor and other behaviour support services.