Central / North Vancouver Island

Chapter  President: Joyce Taekema   email me

This month’s GNABC chapter meeting will feature a presentation by Briar Shaw, BSc., BSc. OT, Reg. OT(BC), entitled, Looking Through the Lens of Function: Care of the Elderly after a Traumatic Event”. (Flyer attached for posting.)

Date: November 19, 2018

Time: 5-7 pm

Briar Shaw is a Consultant Occupational Therapist in Nanaimo BC with JR Rehab. Her formative years as an OT occurred as a sole charge therapist in the rural northern community of Peace River, Alberta. Briar is currently a contract therapist with JR Rehabilitation. Case management, brain injury rehabilitation, chronic pain, return to work, and mental health in a community setting are all current areas of practice. Briar is passionate about returning people to their pre-injury function regardless of age.


Entrance/exit to Eden Gardens requires a code – please contact Joyce

Food will be provided for this meeting with gluten free/dairy free options.

RSVP to mailto:taekema@shaw.ca if planning to attend.

Drop in fee for non-members: $10.

Direct link to membership application: http://gnabc.com/registrationform/form.html

Looking forward to “being with you”!

Kind regards,

Joyce Taekema, on behalf of the Central/North Vancouver Island Chapter GNABC

November 19 2018 flyer Vancouver Island