Amit Kumar and Jas Hayre represented Life Skills Therapy at Fraser Valley Brain Injury Golf Classic held at the beautiful Redwoods Golf Course in Langley, BC on September 20th. It was a great day filled with socializing and networking. Life Skills Therapy continues to provide support and services to people with acquired brain injuries. Please see below for some pictures from the day:
Life Skills Therapy and Neurofunction Rehab successfully hosted our three-part workshop for rehab professionals working with stroke survivors. The workshops were jointly presented by Amit Kumar, OT; and Veronika Vlckova, Physiotherapist at Neurofunction Rehab. Over 25 rehab professionals attended the workshops. The workshops were well received, and encouraged therapists to think outside the box.
Here is some of the feedback received:
“Very helpful and thorough workshop! Gave me more confidence in working with neurological problems/cognitive rehab.”
“Great instructors and handouts.”
“Great combination of learning material, watching it in a clinical setting and hands-on experience”.
Life Skills Therapy and Neurofunction Rehab invite you to attend our 3-day workshop to learn functional upper and lower extremity exercises and handling skills; functional activities for cognitive rehabilitation; and sensory strategies for people with neurological impairments. The workshop is aimed at Kinesiologists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists who want to learn and improve their handling skills to ensure a safe therapeutic environment for neurological impaired clientele.
Date: Saturdays: April 7, 2018; April 21, 2018 & April 28, 2018
Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
Location: Neurofunction Rehab, #105-17660 65A Ave, Surrey, BC V3S 5N4
Registration Deadline: April 2, 2018
Please click here for more information and/or to register.
As part of our commitment to ongoing quality improvement activities, Life Skills Therapy hosted an education day for the whole team. Some of the topics covered included complex shoulder injury management; core exercises; pain management; and case management. A great day filled with learning was followed by lots of fun at the local bowling arena and good eats at the local restaurant. Here are some pictures from the day.
Life Skills Therapy is a part of WorkSafeBC provider network. We are pleased to announce that we have been re-awarded the COT contract for Surrey/Delta location and have been added as a provider for Vancouver and Fraser Valley locations.
Amit Kumar, Director, Life Skills Therapy; Giovanna Boniface, National Director of Professional Affairs, CAOT; and Michelle Whitehouse, Director of Care, Zion Park presented a workshop titled “Enhancing & Improving Health Outcomes of Your Residents: A Collaborative Approach to Support Quality Care", at BC Care Providers Association (BCCPA) Annual Conference in Whistler, BC. The workshop was well received, and highlighted how collaboration between an occupational therapy provider and a residential care facility can improve quality of life outcomes for residents. Please feel free to get in touch with us if you would like more information on how occupational therapy can help seniors.
We are excited to have been featured by Classic Life Care on their website. Please click on the link below to read more.
We are very pleased to be marking our fifth anniversary. It is particularly gratifying to celebrate this anniversary as Life Skills Therapy has established itself as a quality health care service provider as a result of our hard work and commitment to quality over past five years. We would like to acknowledge all our staff, customers, stakeholders, and friends for their continued commitment to LST. We are only getting better with age!!
Feel free to check out these pictures from our 5th year anniversary celebration:
We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded a service contract for occupational and kinesiology services by Zion Park Manor, a complex care facility. Services under this contract are targeted at wheelchair seating, positioning, designing exercise rooms, equipment recommendation, transfer and lift assessment, functional training, and overseeing the 99 bed facility.
Watch our OT, Laura Kwun teaching individuals with cerebral palsy “dance without limits”. Great work, Laura! Please click on the following link to watch the video: