ONF invites research teams to submit proposals for “Addressing Research Gaps in Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation”. Deadline for submissions is October 23, 2017 with advance notice of intention to apply.
Now that the Standards for Post-Concussion Care have been released, ONF and our Concussion Advisory Committee are working with experts to develop an education strategy for various audiences, and implementation plans for the Standards. More to come over the fall as we collaborate further with our stakeholders.
Following the successful ONF-sponsored Primary Care Summit in November 2016 a small team has continued to further develop action plans to address the six strategic priorities identified to advance research, care and innovation in primary care for people with spinal cord injury (SCI).
A webinar for occupational therapists working in both community and hospital settings will outline how the INESSS-ONF Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Rehabilitation of Adults with Moderate to Severe TBI Traumatic Brain Injury can be applied in clinical practice. The webinar will include discussion of implications for clinical practice, potential barriers and practical implementation or specific recommendation.
Those who suffer injuries as a result of automobile collisions can take hope from recommendations in the long-awaited report by David Marshall for the Ontario Ministry of Finance. Fairly Delivered: A Review of the Auto Insurance Industry in Ontario. The report recommends mandatory programs of care to treat common injuries and the establishment of hospital-based examination centres to speed up medical assessments.