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Understanding Stroke: A Workshop for Families & Friends

November 8, 2017

GF Strong Rehab Centre
Social Services Seminar Room (Room 189)
4255 Laurel St.

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.

Is this for you?
Everyone is welcome. This workshop is for survivors, families and friends who want to learn more about life after a stroke.

Is there a cost?
No, this workshop is free to attend.

Do I have to register?
Registration is needed, we would like to know how many of your family members and friends will be joining us. Please let us know by calling 604-737-6221.

Workshop format:

  • This 2.5 hour education session is facilitated by a doctor and/or educator from the Acquired Brain Injury Program at the GF Strong Rehab Centre
  • It is open, informal and a chance to learn from others whose lives are changed by a stroke
  • Your concerns, questions and experiences guide the session

What will I learn? You will learn about:

  • the brain and how it works
  • the many changes that happen after a stroke
  • practical rehabilitation strategies to help
  • life after stroke and resources to help you through your journey

More questions?
For more information please call the GF Strong Educator at 604-737-6221.

A project of:


Project launch made possible by:

  BC Neurotrauma Fund via

Rick Hansen Foundation, BC Neurotrauma Fund

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