June 2019

$11,300 RAISED – MCMASTER STUDENTS FUNDRAISE FOR INCREASED REHAB SERVICES

2019-06-21T12:21:57-04:00June 21st, 2019|Students, Volunteers|

On May 31, 2019, McMaster Rehabilitation Sciences hosted their 25th Annual Charity Ball. Every year the McMaster Rehabilitation Sciences Charity Ball Committee organizes a dinner and dancing gala. This committee is comprised solely of students within the Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Language Pathology programs who collaborate to execute all components of this event. [...]

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KITCHENER-WATERLOO DISTRICT PARTNERS UP FOR MS WALK

2019-06-03T14:48:57-04:00June 3rd, 2019|District Event, National Physiotherapy Month, Volunteers|

To celebrate National Physiotherapy Month this year, the Kitchener-Waterloo District committee partnered with the MS Society’s annual MS walk on Sunday May 5, 2019 in Kitchener. Two physiotherapists from the Kitchener-Waterloo District committee set up a booth on event day to raise awareness about the role of physiotherapy in MS and the many roles [...]

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April 2019

2019 AWARD WINNERS SHARE THEIR STORIES

2019-04-29T15:49:00-04:00April 29th, 2019|Innovation, Interaction, Leadership, Physiotherapy Award, Volunteers|

Outstanding Volunteer Award Recipient By Robert Cusinato  Who am I?  The answer to this very question remains elusive not only to me but to each and every one of us. While I have been searching for clues, I have experienced a rebirth of sorts.  It still remains unclear what triggered this positive change as [...]

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December 2018

ANNUAL STRATEGY DAY FOR HOME AND HOSPITAL ADVISORY COMMITTEES

2019-01-07T11:15:22-04:00December 18th, 2018|Association Planning, Leadership, Volunteers|

The Home Care Advisory Committee (HCAC) and the Hospital Advisory Committee (HAC) met on November 17, 2018 in Toronto for their annual in-person meeting. The morning started off with a very informative presentation on bundled funding (integrated funding models) delivered by Chris Sulway, Vice President, Quality Performance and Accountability, and Luciano Veta, Manager, Contracts [...]

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September 2018

MY DAD ON PROFESSIONALISM

2019-06-06T07:15:13-04:00September 19th, 2018|Innovation, Leadership, Physiotherapy Award, Students, Volunteers|

My father was a man of many wise words; most of them were not his, but that didn’t matter. These few have stayed with me as mementos of his way of life: Give what cannot be taken Maybe it’s the simplicity that I like. Or maybe it affirms my reluctance to judge a gift [...]

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March 2018

VOLUNTEERS ARE KEY TO EDUCATION AT INTERACTION

2018-05-15T11:59:08-04:00March 19th, 2018|Interaction, Professional Development, Volunteers|

Did you know that the Ontario Physiotherapy Association Education Committee consists of three volunteers and one OPA staff person who provides support to the Committee’s work? This group is responsible for selecting the top presenters for the annual OPA conference, InterACTION It is a tall order for this small group whose main role is [...]