2016 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

Posted May 25, 2016

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The Ontario Brain Injury Association (OBIA) in collaboration with the Personal Injury Alliance (PIA Law) are pleased to present the 2016 Awards of Excellence in Brain Injury Rehabilitation.

These awards will be presented by OBIA to recipients who have been selected by their peers for providing exceptional service to the brain injury community in the following five categories:

    1. Hospital Social Worker of the Year – This award will be given to the hospital social worker who has consistently gone above and beyond the call of duty to help brain injury survivors and their families. The recipient will be selected from social workers working at a trauma or rehabilitation hospital in the last year (2015/2016).
    2. Case Manager of the Year – This award will be given to a case manager working in private practice who has consistently gone above and beyond the call of duty to help catastrophically impaired brain injury survivors and their families. The recipient will be someone who has worked for at least the last year (2015/2016) as a private case manager helping catastrophically impaired brain injury survivors.
    3. Health Care Provider of the Year – This award will be given to the health practitioner who has consistently gone above and beyond the call of duty to assist the brain injury community. The recipient may be in the public or private sector and can be from any discipline whatsoever (i.e. physician, speech-language pathologist, private social worker, occupational therapist, psychologist, physiotherapist, rehabilitation support worker, personal support worker, etc.). The recipient will be someone who consistently goes the extra mile to assist the brain injury community.
    4. Local Brain Injury Association of the Year – This award is meant to recognize the non-profit brain injury association which provides exemplary service to the brain injury community and continues to find innovative means to support brain injury survivors and their families.
    5. Rehabilitation Company of the Year – This award is meant to recognize the private rehabilitation company that consistently provides exceptional and dedicated service to brain injury survivors, including through volunteer work by its personnel.

The Awards of Excellence will be presented to recipients at the Awards Ceremony on Thursday, September 15th and formally announced at 2016 Back to School Conference hosted by PIA Law and OBIA on Friday, September 16th at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto.

Important Dates:

awards of excellence nominations calendar icon 2016 Online NOMINATIONS are now closed.

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View the List of the 2016 Awards of Excellence Nominees

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