Visiting ABI Wellington Intensive Inpatient and Residential Disability Services at COVID-19 ORANGE

Thank you to all friends and whānau for your continued understanding whilst we have COVID 19 restrictions in place.   As you may know, Wellington is at ORANGE of the new traffic light system.   ABI will still need to control who is coming in and out of our facilities as visiting ABI services increases… Continue reading Visiting ABI Wellington Intensive Inpatient and Residential Disability Services at COVID-19 ORANGE

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Speech Therapy for Children in Auckland

Does your child have unclear or delayed speech? Are you seeking an experienced speech-language therapist? With the lockdowns and disruptions to school routines, you may have become more aware of your child’s speech therapy needs and as a result, you are looking for a professional speech-language therapist. ABI Speech Therapy for Children offers speech-language therapy… Continue reading Speech Therapy for Children in Auckland

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Home Leave and therapy outings from Auckland ABI Intensive and Residential Disability Services at COVID-19 RED

Thank you to all friends and whānau for taking the time to read this. As New Zealand is now coming to terms with living with COVID-19 and the traffic light system, ABI is able to offer home leave and rehabilitation outings from its Auckland Intensive and Residential Disability Services to support client’s rehabilitation and connection… Continue reading Home Leave and therapy outings from Auckland ABI Intensive and Residential Disability Services at COVID-19 RED

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Visiting Auckland ABI Intensive Inpatient & Residential Disability Services – under COVID-19 RED

Thank you to all friends and whānau for your continued understanding whilst we have COVID-19 restrictions in place. As you may know, Auckland is at RED of the new traffic light system. This is because there is still a lot of community transmission in Auckland. ABI will still need to control who is coming in… Continue reading Visiting Auckland ABI Intensive Inpatient & Residential Disability Services – under COVID-19 RED

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Occupational Therapy for children

Some of the “paeds” team from Auckland earlier this year with CEO Dr Christine Howard-Brown

This week is World Occupational Therapy week. The theme for the week is Celebrating Excellence – Hei Whakanui i te Rawe. Occupational Therapists make up the largest proportion of allied health clinicians at ABI (about 60 of them at the moment) and are extremely valued members of the rehabilitation, clinical and leadership teams. ABI has… Continue reading Occupational Therapy for children

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ABI has a home in Northland

ABI is delighted to finally have an office space in Whangārei – a base for our Northland clinicians to call home.  ABI has had clinicians in Northland working from their home bases for over 12 years and the team are very excited to have a place to come to work and meet clients, whānau and… Continue reading ABI has a home in Northland

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Thank your Cleaners and International Chef’s Day 20th October

Celebrating our Cleaners and Chefs Wednesday this week was both Thank your Cleaners and International Chef’s Day so a great opportunity for us to celebrate incredibly important members of the ABI team.   Cleaners are vital in our organisation and we thank our team in Auckland and Wellington that keep our ABI sites clean, hygienic… Continue reading Thank your Cleaners and International Chef’s Day 20th October

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Happy National Allied Health Professionals Day

The 14th October was International Allied Health Professionals Day.  Allied health clinicians make up a significant part of ABI’s workforce, working tirelessly across all ABI settings, Intensive Inpatient Rehab, Community Services and Residential Disability Support.  At ABI we are incredibly lucky to have a large number of allied health clinicians working across 6 professions all… Continue reading Happy National Allied Health Professionals Day

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Co designing tele-rehabilitation for people with Concussion

ABI has partnered with Auckland University of Technology to explore experiences of rehabilitation following mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) or Concussion to help develop options for delivering rehabilitation via remote technologies (also known as telehealth, tele-rehabilitation, zoom, teams).  Due to COVID-19 health and rehabilitation services in New Zealand and internationally has had to quickly adjust… Continue reading Co designing tele-rehabilitation for people with Concussion

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