SUPPORT GROUP MEETINGS
- Kirikiriroa on the last Tuesday of each month at 10:30am at the Brain Injury Waikato office.
- Tokoroa Second Thursday of each month at 10:30am at Tolloch House, Gate One, Maraetai Road, Tokoroa.
- Cambridge on the third Tuesday of each month at 10:30am at Cambridge Community House.
- Huntly Support Group the second Friday of every second month at 10:30am at Friendship House – contact the office for details on the next meeting.
- Morrinsville on the 3rd Thursday of each month at 10:30am at Morrinsville Community House, 43 Canada Street.
HORSEBIRDS OVER WAIKATO
This is a social group for women who have had a brain injury and a love of horses in common. Meeting once a month on the last Saturday of the month. Please contact the office for more information or if you would like to receive the notices.
JOIN OUR THERAPEUTIC SINGING GROUP
You are invited to our first Singing/music therapy group. You don’t have to be a singer to join. Come and share your love of music and song. The group facilitator is Shona How, NZ Registered Music Therapist.
Please contact the office for more information or the next meeting date and time.
- Living with a brain injury seminar – 16 June 2017 -
- Education Session – July 2017 - Date: July 2017. Start Time: 10:30am. More information to come, please come back soon.
- Education Session – 14 June 2017 - Date: Wednesday, 14 June 2017. Start Time: 10:30am. Anne Harris, Manager and Ellen van der Wee, Occupational Therapist at Optionz Rehabilitation will talk about their services and programmes they offer to people who have sustained a brain injury or have a neurological condition.
NEW MEMORY MOBILE APPLICATION FOR BRAIN INJURY
We are looking for participants for the MyMemory App. This study intends to examine the effectiveness of the new memory aid MyMemory in improving the memory function for people for have sustained a brain injury. MyMemory is a mobile application and is compatible with Android mobile devices only. It allows people to record and train their memory.
We would like to talk to you, if you:
- Are over 16 years old, and
- had a brain injury and memory problems, and
- own an Android mobile device (smartphone or tablet), and
- have someone who helps you in your day-to-day life (nice to have, but not required)
You would be required to take part in an experiment that lasts 8 weeks. We will meet you every fortnight for a short interview. Every meeting will take about 60 minutes.
Contact the researcher to find out more:
Dr Carole Chang (Researcher), Computer Science Department, University of Waikato. email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This study is supervised by Dr Annika Hinze, Dr. Judy Bowen and Dr. Steve Jones, Computer Science Department and Dr Nicola Starkey, School of Psychology, University of Waikato.
COMMUNITY INTEGRATION AFTER BRAIN INJURY
If you are 18 years or older and experienced a brain injury or stroke more than 6 months ago, and living in the community, you are invited to take part in a research study. The aim of this study is to explore community integration in people with brain injury.
You are invited to take part in this study, the researchers would like to understand important aspects of getting back to the community after brain injury or stroke. To complete the survey online click the button below or contact the office for a hard copy.
If you have questions/concerns, please feel free to contact the research team at Auckland University of Technology.
Nusrat Shaikh (PhD Candidate, AUT), School of Clinical Sciences on:
Free phone: 0508 224737
Ph: 022 303 6995
Prof. Richard Siegert, School of Clinical Sciences on:
Ph: 09 921 9999 ext 7885