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. 

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Featured Event

Understanding Stroke: A Workshop for Friends and Family

Hosted at the GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre on September 13th, this is a chance for survivors, families and friends to learn about how the brain works, stroke and recovery. We also talk about life after a stroke, including strategies to help and available resources.

For full event details click here>>

 

   

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.

The President of the BC Brain Injury Association, Patti Flaherty, speaks about the Provincial Service Evaluation Initiative and introduces the videos that follow in the playlist.

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Supporter

 

Personal injury law firm Murphy Battista specializes in complex personal injury and insurance cases throughout the province.  With 30 years of experience, their firm places an emphasis on helping clients acheive the most complete recovery possible across the full range of their financial, physical and emotional needs.

Do you have a legal question? Murphy Battista hosts our Ask a Lawyer legal portal.

Send your legal questions along to them here>>

 

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Brainstreams.ca is an online education and networking site for the Brain Injury Community in B.C. and beyond.

The material on this web site is provided for educational purposes only, and is not to be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.