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The Behavioural Support System in North Simcoe Muskoka is a collaboration of health system partners across the continuum. BSS is accountable to the North Simcoe Muskoka Specialized Geriatric Services Program.

SGS Lead Agency:
  • Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
Governance and operational leadership role:
  • Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
  • Georgian Manor Long-Term Care Home (County of Simcoe)
Host agencies sponsoring the BSO funded Health Human Resources (HHR) positions:
  • Alzheimer Society of Greater Simcoe County
  • Collingwood General and Marine Hospital
  • Canadian Red Cross – now Care Partners
  • Wendat Community Programs
Behavioural Support System Advisory Committee:

Purpose is to inform and provide guidance in the North Simcoe Muskoka Local Health Integration Network by promoting regional dialogue and collaboration to improve system wide care for the BSS target population. BSS Advisory is comprised of members from across the health care system including:

  • Regional LTC Representative
  • BSS Manager (Chair)
  • Medical Advisor/Primary Care
  • Psychogeriatric Resource Consultant
  • Mobile Support Team
  • Waypoint Centre for Mental Health Care
  • Wendat Psychogeriatric Services
  • Family member and /or informal carer
  • NSM Hospitals (inclusive CCC)
  • NSM Seniors Health Program
  • Retirement Homes / ORCA
  • Community Support Services
  • Crisis response services (EMS, police)
Subject Matter Experts:

Will be invited to comment,/report to the BSS Advisory Committee through the chair,

  • Primary Care (e.g., FHTs, CHCs, NP-Led Clinics, Allied Health Professionals)
  • BSS Liaisons
  • LIHN representative (ex-officio non-voting member)
  • Community based Geriatric Integrated Team for Seniors
  • ABI Network
  • Canadian Mental Health Association
  • Dementia Network
  • Elder Abuse
  • Integrated Regional Falls Program
  • Palliative Network
  • Nurse Lead Outreach Team
  • Health Links
  • Stroke Network
  • Specialized Geriatric Services
  • Adult day program, respite,
  • Alzheimer Society/First Link
  • Municipal Seniors Group