Mission

Our mission is to be the agent of change providing leadership for developing, driving and implementing a provincial strategy in BC to improve the lives of people who live with acquired brain injury.

Priorities

This coming year we will be focusing on the following priority outcomes:

  • People will have access to information on ABI
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) will have a clear, distinct and recognized profile in BC
  • There will be a solid provincial stragtegy for ABI in BC
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Current Projects

We are thrilled to announce that the Phase 1 Report of the Acquired Brain Injury Provincial Services Evaluation Initiative is now complete. Browse the executive summary report here.

In the News

From cutting-edge research to upcoming gatherings and inspiring stories, the brain and brain injury are topics that come up in the news each week. 

Browse recent news articles >>

 

Featured Event

Join us for the BC Brain Injury Association's Annual General Meeting, June 22nd, from 4:30-5:30pm! By attending the meeting you will have a chance to learn more about what goes on behind the efforts of the BCBIA, share in last year's milestones, meet other BCBIA members and connect with others in the brain injury community.

For more event details or to become a member click here>>

 

Community Update!

The BC Brain Injury Association Board of Directors is recruiting an experienced financial management expert to fill the role of Treasurer. Responsibilities range from financial oversight to developing funding strategies and overseeing financial planning, budgeting, and reporting. As Treasurer, you will be supported by an administrator and may spend up to 10  - 15 hours a month preparing for and attending meetings.

In addition, there will be time required for development, community events and business planning sessions. The BCBIA is committed to good stewardship and is actively building and preserving the financial resources necessary to support the accomplishment of its mission, both for the short and the long term.

Please email info@bcbraininjuryassociation.com to get more details or express your interest.  We look forward to hearing from you!

Featured Video

 

Clients from the 10 programs and services highlighted in the ABI Provincial Services Evaluation report share their thoughts and experiences in the following videos. In doing so, they communicate the important role such programs and services play in supporting people’s recovery and transition to community.

Brad, a stroke survivor, shares his positive and moving experience working with the dedicated team of rehab therapists at Lions Gate Hospital's Intensive Rehab Outpatient Program. 

 

 

 

 

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