Resources

Brain Care Centre aims to be the single point of entry for adults accessing community-based brain injury resources. Brain Care Centre offers comprehensive and long-term services that are accessible for a life time as need dictates. The following are some Alberta brain injury specific community resources that we coordinate services with:

Alberta Artists with Brain Injury – Adult survivors of acquired brain injury using creativity for self expression, raise community awareness and enjoy other therapeutic benefits of doing art:  social, cognitive, physical.

Alberta Brain Injury  The Alberta Brain Injury Initiative (ABII) supports adults with acquired brain injury to live, work, and participate in their communities. ABII is a network of agencies across the province that assist survivors and their families in accessing supports from various programs and community resources.

Alberta Brain Injury Initiative Survival Guide – (Start here as this accessible and comprehensive guide covers most of the basics about brain injury along with Alberta specific information and resources)

BAM (Brain Awareness Movement) – A University of Alberta student group dedicated to raising awareness about brain injury and advocating for brain injury.

Edmonton and Area Brain Injury and Stroke Resource Directory  This online guide lays out the different organizations that are available to those who have suffered a brain injury or stroke. The main table of contents page allows you to browse the different organizations and the services they offer to best decide which options suits your situation best.

Networks Activity Centre – Networks provides a safe, supportive environment for adults with brain injury. They promote an active lifestyle through opportunities for social interaction, physical activity, and community involvement. Networks’ goal is to enhance the quality of life for those with brain injury through recreation, social, and community involvement.

Steadward Centre – The Steadward Centre for Personal and Physical Achievement is a disability research centre at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada that provides physical activity and sport programs for people with disabilities.

Resources for Caregivers:

Alberta Caregiver College

Caregivers Alberta

Stroke Caregivers Handbook