The Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) initiative was created to enhance health care services for older adults in Ontario with or at risk of responsive behaviours / personal expressions associated with dementia, mental health, substance use and/or other neurological conditions. The initiative also provides enhanced family care partner support in the community, in long-term care or wherever the individual and/or care partner(s) reside.

In 2015, a provincial coordinating body re-emerged to support and facilitate the work of the initiative. The Provincial Coordinating Office is located in the North East Local Health Integration Network at the North Bay Regional Health Centre.

To contact the Provincial Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) Coordinating Office, please e-mail or call 1-855-BSO-NE13 (1-855-276-6313).

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Family Care Partner Resources

Are you a family care partner interested in learning about the Behavioural Supports Ontario program in your region? Access resources, tools, local services and programs that can help you by visiting the BSO provincial portal and regional mini-sites. 

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Provincial Coordinating Office: 

Phone: 1-855-BSO-NE13