We are excited to now offer kinesiology/rehab assistant services. Our kinesiologists are fully registered with BCAK and carry comprehensive liability insurance. Our kinesiologists support our own results oriented rehabilitation programs, as well as are available to external organizations. Our kinesiologists/rehab assistants speak Punjabi, Hindi, Serbian, Croatian, and Korean. Services are offered throughout Lower Mainland. Here is a picture of the team:
Amit Kumar was invited as a guest speaker by the organizers of South Asian Health Expo in Surrey. Amit spoke about occupational therapy in bone health at the South Asian Health Expo held on January 26, 2014 in Surrey which was attended by over 200 people. Amit’s article on Occupational Therapy in Falls Prevention was published in the 3rd edition of South Asian Health Magazine. Well done Amit! Here are some pictures from the health expo:
Hooray!! Life Skills Therapy was declared Business Excellence Award Winner 2013 in new business of the year category last evening in a wonderful event organized by the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT). We are honored to receive this award and would like to thank SBOT for this honor; and to our staff for the wonderful work over the past two years. We would also like to thank all supporters and well-wishers of Life Skills Therapy. Here are some pictures from the awards night:
Life Skills Therapy successfully hosted a one day workshop on Working with Stroke Survivors: How to maximize their Potential on November 2. It was presented by Amit Kumar, OT and Erin Reeds, Physiotherapist. 25 rehabilitation professionals attended this workshop.
Here is what some of them had to say about the workshop:
“Thanks again for sharing your knowledge and passion in making the lives of those affected by stroke with hope of a great recovery and as you said Amit life-long learning.”
“Great amount of practical to go with lecture. More courses need more hands on like this! Both Erin and Amit very approachable and eager to teach”.
“Very functional and usable info. Makes sense and encourages therapists to think outside the box”.
We are very pleased to announce that Life Skills Therapy have been named a finalist in the Surrey Business Excellence Awards 2013 in the new business of the year category! This event is sponsored by the Surrey Board of Trade and “focuses on the strength and innovation within every entrepreneur to take an idea and use it as the foundation for building a business”. It is a great honor to be named as one of the three finalists as over 2000 new businesses are registered in Surrey every year. The winner will be announced in an academy-awards style event which is Surrey’s premier business event of the year! We are looking forward to the event next month.
Life Skills Therapy is organizing a one day workshop on "Working with Stroke Survivors: How to Maximize their Potential" for care workers, rehab assistants, kinesiologists, physiotherapy and occupational therapy students who want to learn and improve their basic handling skills to ensure a safe therapeutic environment for stroke survivors.
Date: November 2nd 2013
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location: 101-8289 North Fraser way, Burnbay, BC V5J 4Z4
Registration Deadline: October 20th, 2013