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Programs & Services

Behavioural Education and Support Team

Provides short term intensive support to staff and clients in Long Term Care and Supportive Living facilities to help manage mental health concerns and complex behavioural challenges.

A group of mental health clinicians and educators provide support to staff and clients in long term care and supportive living facilities to help manage mental health concerns and complex behaviours.

Support includes:

  • clarifying what the client needs and the reason for challenging behaviors and to build capacity in site staff to manage complex clients
  • collaborative assessment of client with site care team
  • joint development of care plans
  • supporting the use of strategies
  • education to staff about mental health generally, caring for clients with mental health concerns, behaviour management

The Behavioural Education and Support Team (BES) works in tandem with the Geriatric Mental Health Consulting Team.

Contact Details

Sheldon M. Chumir Health Centre

1213 4 Street SW
Calgary, Alberta
T2R 0X7

This facility is wheelchair accessible and has an elevator on site.

Getting There

Patient pay parking
Parking map

Hours of Operation
Days of the Week

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

8:00 am - 4:15 pm

Service Providers May Include
mental health clinicians, outreach workers, psychiatrists
Service Access

Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.


The BES team accepts referrals from the Geriatric Mental Health Consult Service.


Please refer clients to the Consult service for assessment and support. They will refer to the BES team when needed.

Service Languages
Interpreter/Translation services