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Amanda still carries a neurological clinical case load to keep abreast of best practices but remains a large contributor to the formulation of national projects, papers and legislation.
Thanks to the support of Nicola's nursing and therapy team, her parents fought and got Nicola onto a programme of intensive Neuro-rehabilitation at Northwick Park and the Queen Elizabeth Foundation’s Brain Injury centre.
It promotes healthy, activity-based community integration. We gratefully acknowledge the support of the Province of British Columbia. This holistic approach to recovery offers survivors a chance to use the creative process of art-making to improve and enhance their physical, mental and emotional well-being. This program is generously funded by Opus Art Supplies Join the friends and family of brain injury survivors to discuss different issues as they relate to brain injury and share advice. It can also help improve brain function, as well as overall health and coordination.
We believe that the creative process involved in artistic self-expression helps survivors work through challenges, develop interpersonal skills, manage behavior, reduce stress, increase self-esteem and self-awareness and achieve insight. Please see the schedule on Join brain injury survivors and supporters for a drop-in session playing board and card games. Remember, “success isn't how far you got, but the distance you traveled from where you started.” Runs: Wednesdays, a.m. Yoga is a great way to relieve stress, build strength and increase flexibility for participants of all shapes, sizes and strengths.
VBIS holds yoga classes for brain injury survivors and their families on Thursday evenings from 6-7pm. Helena is a 200 hour registered yoga teacher and has been practicing yoga for over ten years. She invites participants to explore each pose in their own body from a fundamental, universal and safe place. This program addresses the concerns and challenges faced by young people with brain injury.
No experience is necessary, Helena will customize the session to meet your needs. Brain injury is the leading cause of death and disability for people aged 18 to 25.
Peter is a powerful advocate for post ABI rehabilitation, making the argument from personal experience "I have had the phone call that every parent dreads, where the policeman asks you “how far away from the hospital are you? Peter has spoken in public to raise awareness of ABI and raised funds for the National Brain Appeal, Queen Elizabeth Foundation and National Star.