Behaviour Management Specialists
A behaviour management specialist (BMS) is professional trained in applied behavioural analysis who works with residents and the care team to assess the resident’s need for behavioural supports through assessment and development of an individualized behavioural support plan. The BMS provides support to the resident and the care team through education and consultation.
The BMS makes recommendations for environmental enhancement to facilitate a residents overall development and maintenance of current skills in activities of daily living.
The BMS assess and develops non-pharmacological strategies to help manage and accommodate responsive behaviours associated with dementia and other cognitive impairments.