The Bungalow Program is for individuals who are under the jurisdiction of the Nova Scotia Criminal Code Review Board and are current inpatients at the East Coast Forensic Hospital. The program promotes independent living through skill building activities to prepare them for re-entering the community.
These individuals have full community access and are involved in school, work or volunteer activities in the community.
The Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment Program (BPDTP) provides long-term (6 months or more), specialized treatment for adults with severe Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD). Our program is based on Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and includes other therapies that have also shown evidence of being effective in treating BPD.
When living at home is no longer possible, it may be time to consider alternative living arrangements. Long-term care homes may be appropriate for the care you need. To find out about the process and to arrange for a Care Coordinator to assess your care needs, call us toll-free at 1-800-225-7225.
Some people need special health equipment to live safely at home. To access home oxygen, wheelchairs and more, call us toll-free at 1-800-225-7225. The Department of Health and Wellness funds specialized health equipment. You can find more detailed information by following the links below.
Caregivers often need support to take breaks and continue with their caregiving responsibilities. The Department of Health and Wellness funds caregiver programs and services. You can find more detailed information by following the links below. To access these programs and services, call us toll-free at 1-800-225-7225.
There may come a time when you or your loved one need help to remain as independent as possible at home and in the community. To access home and community care services – such as nursing care and help with bathing and preparing meals – call us toll-free at 1-800-225-7225. Your Continuing Care Coordinator will arrange your care services with one of our contracted agencies. If you are interested in knowing which agencies we have contracts with, see the list of agencies.
Ethics NSHA provides support to all patients, families, volunteers, staff and health care providers in NSHA when they need help making difficult choices or when there is disagreement about what is most important. One way we provide support is though performing ethics consultations.
Four different types of consultation/support requests are addressed by Ethics NSHA. Click on the appropriate link to access a request form.