Programs Offered at Regina Pioneer Village

ABI (Acquired Brain Injury)

This is an institutional program for individuals with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI), who require special care to address challenging behaviors. The goal of the program is to assist individuals with acquired brain injuries to develop adaptive behaviors in order to return to the community or to safely live in another care unit in a long term care facility. The Region operates one ABI unit located at Regina Pioneer Village. Admission into the program is coordinated through SWADD. Eligibility for the program is based on a diagnosis of an acquired brain injury and the need for behavioral assistance.

A team of staff in the facility provide:

  • specialized programming based on a slow pace
    rehabilitation model
  • assessment services
    • nursing care
  • client and caregiver teaching and support
    • assistance with self-care
  • recreation and socialization opportunities
    • nutrition, laundry and housekeeping services
  • medical supervision and administration of medications
    • services linked to the Acquired Brain Injury Outreach Team and the Regional Behavior Management consultant

    Fee for a bed in the ABI Unit is based on the provincial income tested fee as set by Saskatchewan Health. Additional costs for transportation, clothing, personal grooming items, medications and medical supplies, incontinence supplies, supplies for oxygen therapy, mobility equipment, dental, vision and prosthetic devices are not covered by the accommodation fee.

    Information on this service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information contact SWADD in Regina at 306-766-7200, or outside Regina at 1-800-667-1242.

    HASU (Hammond Assessment & Stabilization Unit)

    The program is designed to provide close observation, assessment, care planning, and care delivery to individuals with long term psychiatric illness, who do not require intensive physical care support. The Region offers supportive living services in Regina Pioneer Village with a 13 bed unit. The unit fosters social and rehabilitative care through residential living. Eligibility is based on program criteria and access is coordinated by SWADD in consultation with the Behaviour Management Consultant, the Regina Mental Health Clinic, and Regina Pioneer Village Staff.

    The HASU unit offers:

    • a home like environment;
    • consultation and care planning with Mental Health ;
      Services to manage illness;
    • support and links to community services (i.e., members club);
    • assistance with self care;
    • nutrition, laundry and housekeeping services;
    • and medication supervision, administration, and monitoring

    Costs are the same as other resident fees in a special care home. Costs not covered by the accommodation fee include: transportation, clothing, personal grooming items, medications and medical supplies, incontinence supplies, supplies for oxygen therapy, mobility aids, dental, vision, and prosthetic devices, ID bracelets and costs for marking personal belongings, and telephone and cable services.

    Information on this service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information contact SWADD in Regina at 306 766-7200, or outside Regina at 1-800-667-1242.

    SLU (Supportive Living Unit)

    This unit provides an alternative residential living option for residents who have a diagnosis of a long term psychiatric illness and who do not require the intensive physical care of level 3 or level 4. The unit can accommodate up to 13 residents. The unit has 13 single rooms with private bathrooms, plus common living space that includes a dining room, lounge and separate smoking room. Access to the common living areas in the building that are used by other residents of Regina Pioneer Village is encouraged.

    The SLU team provides:

    • A homelike environment;
    • Ongoing consultation and care planning with Mental Health Services;
    • Encouragement and assistance to maintain involvement with community supports (e.g. Members Club;
    • Assistance with personal care;
    • Resident, family, significant other teaching and support;
    • Support services (dietary, laundry, housekeeping);
    • Medication supervision/administration/monitoring;
    • and Individualized care planning to manage long term psychiatric illness.

    Fee for a bed in the ABI Unit is based on the provincial income tested fee as set by Saskatchewan Health. Additional costs for transportation, clothing, personal grooming items, medications and medical supplies, incontinence supplies, supplies for oxygen therapy, mobility equipment, dental, vision and prosthetic devices are not covered by the accommodation fee.

    Information on this service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information contact SWADD in Regina at 306-766-7200, or outside Regina at 1-800-667-1242.

    ADSP (Adult Day Support Program):

    ADSP programs are designed as day support to enhance quality of life for clients who are living in the community. They promote physical, social, mental, and emotional health through structured and therapeutic programming and provide respite to family caregivers. There is a daily fee of $5.25 charged to the client (an amount set by Saskatchewan Health). The Adult Day Support Team provides the client with:

    • a care conference which is held annually;
    • ongoing interdisciplinary assessment and care planning;
    • meaningful therapeutic activity and sensory stimulation
      compatible with the participant’s level of ability;
    • opportunities for recreation and socialization;
    • spiritual care if desired by client/supporter;
    • support services, e.g. dietary, including special diets at
      mealtime;
    • supervision and assistance with activities of daily living,
      including procedures such as colostomy care (using supplies
      provided by client);
    • weekly baths that can be provided on a limited basis if
      identified as a required service by the SWADD Co-ordinator
      in consultation with the ADSP Co-ordinator;
    • some nursing care, e.g. minor dressing changes, BP monitoring,
      reminders/assistance to take medications;
    • consultation with medical services is available at some Adult
      Day Support Program sites, e.g.: Confirmation of orders, if needed, for medications.
    • Diagnostic tests (blood work) in specific circumstances;
    • and family/caregiver education and support case management through team conferencing.
    • Linkages to the community.

    SWADD coordinates the service package that is supporting the client in the community.

    Respite Care

    The purpose of respite care is to provide temporary 24 hour relief to caregivers at home. Respite services are available to support an individual's ability to live longer in the community by ensuring family/other caregivers are supported.

    These services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can be accessed in blocks of time up to 2 weeks. Access to respite care services are based on the need for temporary relief, the availability of facility resources, and a care plan that includes returning to the community. ‘

    The respite care team provides:

    • assessment and referral services;
    • nursing care;
    • client and caregiver teaching and support;
    • self-care, health promotion, and prevention of illness or injury;
    • recreation and socialization opportunities;
    • nutrition, laundry and housekeeping services;
    • and medical services in collaboration with a family physician

    Respite care costs are based on the fee structure, similar to the home care monthly income subsidy. Additional costs for transportation, clothing, personal grooming items, medications and medical supplies, incontinence supplies, supplies for oxygen therapy, mobility equipment, dental, vision and prosthetic devices are not covered by the accommodation fee.

    Information on this service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For more information contact SWADD in Regina at 306-766-7200, or outside Regina at 1-800-667-1242.

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