Fraser Health’s Acquired Brain Injury Program can provide rehabilitation as well as residential and community support services for people who have a brain injury from trauma, stroke, brain tumour, aneurysm or other causes resulting in physical, cognitive and emotional changes. Acquired brain injury does not include Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis or Alzheimer’s disease.
A referral is required in order to access the program. You can be referred by a physician, health care provider, family member, or friend. Self-referrals are also accepted.
1. Diagnosis must be verified by a physician or medical documentation
2. Over 19 years of age
3. Must meet residency and citizenship requirements
4. Must reside within Fraser Health region
5. Limited/no funding from other sources (ICBC, Crime Victim Assistance Program, Long/Short Term Disability Programs)
Lisa speaks about the integral role Fraser Health’s Concussion Clinic played in her recovery from a series of concussions.
Steve, a stroke survivor, shares his experience recovering from a series of strokes using speech and language therapy in Fraser Health’s REDi Program.