Spinal Cord Injury Support Group: April 18th, 2007
Attending: Travis , Marcia, Cindy, Dave, Shelly, Todd, Nancy, Jace
Congratulations Dave Weiser, who just completed a grueling course for polygraph testing, which
explains his long hiatus from SCI Support Group.
Watch out everyone! He can tell if you’re
We started the meeting sharing stories about
our most obnoxious handicapped parking experiences followed by a stroll down memory lane, sharing those dreaded bathroom accident
stories that we have all come to know and …well at least laugh about. Only in SCI group!
Welcome a new member, Jase, who is interested in becoming a PM. Jase, a lawyer and in
a chair for many years, has been a PM at several other hospitals.
is next Tuesday so send tons of love & prayers for SUCCESS!
Dion, hope you’re recovering quickly from
your surgery (if that’s possible). Hi Tara, we miss you both. How are those toe touches coming?
Ed is recovering from phrenic nerve surgery.
Ed and Liz, love and prayers are with you for a great outcome.
Jean, we miss you! Come back soon. Love and prayers
to you and Lenny.
Shelly L, started PT/OT, kick butt!
Rehab is Moving - On July 1st the SCI
inpatient rehab unit will be moving to Poly Clinic for 2 years, while the new
rehab hospital is being built on Cherry Drive . The Out-patient rehab dept.
will remain in HMC. SCI Support meetings will be held at Vine St. Out-patient rehab Center. More to come.
Mentor Training - A special HMC volunteer training session will be held on Wednesday, May 16th, from 6 to 7PM before the SCI Support meeting. Following,
finalizing the training process and curriculum.
Cindy knows 2 social workers interested in helping
the PM program with the educational component and participation in SCI meetings.
Grant - The deadline is near. Any ideas about
equipment and supplies for the PM program? Contact Nancy , 469-7281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mentor Education - The Peer Mentor curriculum
needs to be completed by May. Send info to Shelly, who will act as the central online coordinator. Contact her at email@example.com