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Planning and dialogue continues to advance SCI primary care agenda

June 29, 2017 | Posted in SCI

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).

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Webinars to address the practical application of the INESSS-ONF TBI Rehab Guidelines

May 31, 2017

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.

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Rowan’s Law Advisory Committee reviews progress to implementation

May 23, 2017

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Auto insurance industry report a step in the right direction

April 12, 2017

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.

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Invitation to join the Canadian planning team for Fall Prevention Month 2017

April 11, 2017

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Care about preventing falls in older adults? Does your organization want to take a leadership role in helping plan and implement this important national information campaign? Representatives from health and community organizations serving older adults are invited to join the Fall Prevention Month 2017 Leadership and Planning Group.

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Biomechanics and teen concussions, cost of TBI care focus of two studies funded by CIHR, ONF partnership

March 31, 2017

The Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation in partnership with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research funded two research projects published results the week of March 27.

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