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New Directions

The Ontario Ministry of Health recognizes the important work that ONF has done over the years and remains committed to serving the health needs of people with spinal cord injury and acquired brain injury. The ministry worked closely with ONF to develop a transition plan and intends to continue Ontario’s significant investment in neurotrauma care…

ONF Corporate Announcement – February 2021

With immense regret, the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation (ONF) is announcing the wind down of its operations by March 31, 2021. The Foundation’s funding renewal did not proceed as anticipated and ONF is now working with Ontario’s Ministry of Health on an orderly closure plan to ensure that as much as possible, the Foundation’s work is…

Let’s talk Mental Health and Neurotrauma

Mental health challenges are common within the neurotrauma community, often affecting many with acquired brain and spinal cord injury. This year for the annual Bell Let’s Talk Day we hope to shed light on the tabooed issues and invite you to explore and share the resources available to support people dealing with mental health issues…

Are concussion guidelines being implemented in Ontario?

To bridge the estimated 17-year gap from research to practice there has been a rise in implementation science work across health promotions and research networks. While clinicians and healthcare providers recognize the importance of integrating best practices, it does not happen without targeted support and expertise. Understanding the need for implementation, the Ontario Neurotrauma Foundation…

Brain Injury Speaks – Virtual Focus Group

The social restrictions of COVID-19 have made measurable impacts on our community and one of these measures has been identified as social isolation. In an upcoming virtual focus group, the Brain Injury Speaks Stakeholder Engagement Network hopes to discuss and unearth trends within the intersection of Social Isolation and concussion/moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury. The Network…

Read the latest issue of NeuroMatters!

Read the latest issue of NeuroMatters to learn more about our research, knowledge mobilization, and implementation activities! NeuroMatters Fall 2020

5 Years of Loop!

For the past five years our Prevention team has actively engaged fall prevention program and policy planners, researchers, front-line workers and caregivers on the online Community of Practice, Loop and since 2018, Loop Junior. The online bilingual platform allows for members to: Network: Find an expert, mentor or collaborator by searching members by area of…

New 2020 Flu Season Resource

The Preparing for the Flu Season resource provides key information on: Vaccines Treatment and Antivirals At-Home Management Influenza vs. COVID-19 Looking for more COVID-19 and SCI related resources? A complete list is available here.
CORPORATE ANNOUNCEMENT – February 2021(Click to learn more)