Programs & Services
The Society provides support, education and advocacy for persons living with an acquired brain injury, their family, friends and caregivers through goal specific, unique and innovative programming.
These programs continue to evolve in response to ever changing needs.
We offer a broad range of social and support services including:
– Individualized Support
– Group Support
– Disability Assistance
– Community Rehabilitation
– Care Management
– Resource Library
Hours and Schedule
Drop in hours are 10:00 till 3:30
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Nutrition, Cooking & Gardening
Funded by Dave Irwin Foundation for Brain Injury and Powell River Community Forest.
Click here to see the photo album highlighting stages of the garden, as well as some from cooking and nutrition workshops.
What is Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)?
An acquired brain injury is defined as:
Damage to the brain, which occurs after birth and is not related to a congenital or a degenerative disease. These impairments may be temporary or permanent and cause partial or functional disability or psychosocial maladjustment.
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Latest on Twitter about brain injury …
Posted on November 22, 2016
We love the Bridge magazine and other publications from synapse, (previously known as Brain Injury Association of Queensland).
Here are some links to our favorites:
Posted on November 15, 2016
We are delighted at the generosity of Lighthouse Church in providing Christmas dinner for us again.
It will be on Friday evening, December 9, 2016 at 6.30 pm.
The Lighthouse Church is located at 4620 Michigan Ave, Powell River.
Yes its FREE, though we do need to know who is coming, to plan. We have a sign-up list at the centre; drop by to add your name or give us a call at 604-485-6065.
Posted on November 14, 2016We heard from Olivia at Attitude, a New Zealand-based TV company that makes documentaries about people living with disabilities. They are producing a series about people who have had traumatic brain injuries.Filmed at New Zealand’s top brain rehabilitation centre (ABI Rehabilitation), the films follow people through the early stages of recovery after TBI.These are available to watch internationally for free on their website, AttitudeLive.com and part 1 and part 2 have been broadcast.Watch part 1: http://attitudelive.com/watch/Broken-Part-1Watch part 2: http://attitudelive.com/watch/Broken-Part-2Please feel free to share on social media and pass on to your networks.