November 11, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
Community Head Injury Resource Services of Toronto (CHIRS) is a registered not-for-profit charitable organization. CHIRS is a community-based brain injury rehabilitation program.
The video below was done by the CHIRS drama group, the song was written by the clients and sung by a client.
We hope you enjoy this inspirational video.
October 2, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
The Acquired Brain Injury Network and Thomson Rogers would like to share a special presentation that was honouring Dr. Peter Rumney at the Back to School Conference on September 12, 2013.
Dr. Rumney --Physiatrist at the Holland Bloorview Centre, has been a long-time advocate on behalf of children and adolescents who have suffered serious injuries. It was with great pleasure to recognize the good Doctor for his magnificent efforts.
Please join us in watching Dr. Rumney's acceptance speech.
March 4, 2013 by Thomson Rogers
Innovative Strategies for Issues Complicating Brain Injury
Thomson, Rogers is the Platinum Sponsor of the annual Hamilton Health Sciences Conference, May 9 - 10, 2013 at the Hamilton Convention Centre.
Enhance understanding of complex issues following brain injury related to forensics, addiction, behaviour, mental health, and pain
Review practical approaches to these issues as they relate to impact on recovery, community reintegration, social relationships, health, and...
October 25, 2012 by Thomson Rogers
The Hawaiian Mix & Mingle, which was held on September 27, 2012 was a huge success. BIAWW received a $100,000 charitable gift and an additional $6000 from the event proceeds. All of which will be used for continued improvement to programs offered to survivors of acquired brain injury and education on the prevention of brain injuries.
Thomson, Rogers was the "Presenting Sponsor" of the Hawaiian Mix & Mingle.
Click here to see photos from the event, courtesy of The Health Professional...
September 21, 2012 by Thomson Rogers
The Brain Injury Society of Toronto is now offering support groups for clients and family members/caregivers.
The BIST Support Group allows caregivers and families supporting individuals living with the effects of brain injury to meet others to share experiences, and provide the opportunity to learn effective coping skills and tips helpful in managing care giving.
The BIST Survivor Support Group allows individuals living with the effects of brain injury to meet others to share experiences, receive...
July 13, 2012 by Thomson Rogers
After the huge success of their First Annual 5K Run, Walk & Roll, The Brain Injury Society of Toronto (BIST) is excited to be planning this year’s event. All proceeds from this event support the programs and services provided by BIST.
Last year’s event sold out so register early!
Date: Saturday September 22nd, 2012
Race Time: 10:00 am
Location: Sunnybrook Park – Entrance on West side of Leslie and north of Eglinton
New this year:
Individuals who raise $100 and over will have...
June 12, 2012 by Thomson Rogers
Stacey Stevens will be presenting at the Canadian Society of Medical Examiners Annual General Meeting on June 15, 2012. The conference will be addressing anatomy and physiology of brain injuries. Stacey will be speaking on The Invisible Injury - Proving a mild traumatic brain injury.
June 4, 2012 by Stacey Stevens
Mrs. R. was hurt in a car accident on July 17, 2005. She only placed State Farm on notice of her claim on December 17, 2007, following an episode of severe back pain. The notice was received by State Farm well outside the requirements of section 31 of the SABS which obliges an insured to give notice of any claim within 7 days following the collision or as soon as practicable.
At the time of the collision, Mrs. R. was providing 24/7 attendant care to her husband who had sustained...