Tag: brain injury

Regional One Health recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

Regional One Health has joined the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators’ effort to promote Brain Injury Awareness Month throughout March. Regional One Health is participating in Uniting for Brain Injury, an annual March awareness campaign to educate the public about brain injury and resulting symptoms that may affect an individual’s ability to [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:53-06:00March 1st, 2018|

Brain Injury Awareness Day

National Brain Injury Awareness Day is March 21. On this day, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) encourages individuals to wear green and show your support of "Not Alone." The "Not Alone" campaign is designed to educate the general public about the incidence of brain injury and the needs of people with brain injuries and their [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:27-06:00March 20th, 2017|

Free webinars for caregivers of traumatic brain injury survivors

The Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) and the Traumatic Brain Injury Service at Regional One Health is offering two free webinars this month that are beneficial for caregivers and family members of traumatic brain injury survivors.   Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 2 to 3 p.m. - How to Select the Right Apps [...]

2017-08-22T14:50:29-06:00July 18th, 2016|

Yellow Dot program to help seniors in accidents

The Tennessee Yellow DOT Program is designed to provide first responders with an individual’s medical information in the event of an emergency on the road. The information can mean the difference between life and death in the “golden hour” immediately following a serious incident. As part of a focus on community outreach and injury [...]

2018-10-10T08:16:36-06:00July 13th, 2016|

Brain injury support group meeting monthly at Regional One Health

Every brain is unique, and no two experiences of brain injury will be identical.  Brain injury can affect every aspect of an individual’s life: physical, cognitive, emotional, social, and behavioral.  Memphis Area Brain Injury Support Group seeks to offer support to persons who have sustained a brain injury.  Support group discussion topics may include [...]

2017-08-22T14:36:31-06:00January 12th, 2016|

Caregiver workshop to be held October 9

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Service at Regional One Health is hosting a free Caregiver's Workshop on Friday, October 9.  TBI doesn't just happen to the patient; it happens to the entire family. Individuals who care for survivors of TBI best care for others when they themselves are nurtured. It is important for the caregivers [...]

2018-10-10T08:16:39-06:00September 29th, 2015|

Brain injury caregivers seminar offered at Regional One Health

Regional One Health is hosting a webinar on March 4, 2015, 2 - 3 p.m. at Regional One Health Rehabilitation Hospital.  The webinar, "Working with Professionals Who Have Sustained a Brain Injury" will feature speaker Madelaine Sayko, President, Cognitive Compass. For a person with a brain injury trying to return to a cognitively complex job, the challenges [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:42-06:00February 26th, 2015|

Caregiver Tips for a Less Stressful Holiday Season

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Services at Regional One Health offers support for survivors of brain injury and their caregivers. Whether you are a caregiver for someone in your family or you are just one of the many people who do too much during the holiday season, TBI Services offer these helpful tips to [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:46-06:00November 26th, 2014|