Team wellbeing 

The new posters with L-R Anthony Lowen, People and Culture Manager; Helena Lister, Rehabilitation Services Manager; Maegan VanSolkema, Clinical Lead (Speech Language Therapy) and James Murray Physiotherapist and ABI Wellbeing Committee Chairperson

What is the most precious thing for ABI? It is our people. It is ABI’s goal and intention to ensure we are a supportive, inclusive organisation where our team can bring their best selves to work so they can do their best mahi. Wellbeing is vitally important, both physical and psychological wellbeing and we all… Continue reading Team wellbeing 

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National Aotearoa Psychology Week 2022

This week is National Aotearoa Psychology Week, and we would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge and thank all of ABI Rehab’s psychologists for the incredible mahi you do for ABI across the motu.  Assessments, interventions, therapy, behaviour support, risk management, supporting the rest of the rehabilitation team, we are so grateful. Psychology has such… Continue reading National Aotearoa Psychology Week 2022

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International Nurses Day May  12th 2022

International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world every May 12th, the anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Today we focus on ABI’s nurses and in particular profile ABI’s Brain Injury Nurse Specialists. All of ABI’s nurses play an integral part of ABI’s leadership and rehabilitation service delivery. ABI has a team of almost 50 nurses who… Continue reading International Nurses Day May  12th 2022

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Visiting ABI at COVID-19 ORANGE

Thank you to all friends and whānau for your continued understanding whilst New Zealand has COVID-19 restrictions in place and is at ORANGE of the COVID Protection Framework (the traffic light system).     ABI is constantly reviewing our visiting protocols in line with current public health and Ministry of Health guidelines.  ABI does need… Continue reading Visiting ABI at COVID-19 ORANGE

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Brain Injury Awareness Month – Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. In New Zealand there are approximately 32,000 traumatic brain injuries (TBI) per year (based on reported ACC claims). About 2,000 of the 32,000 TBI’s are in the moderate to severe range. Many of those that have a brain injury of this severity will have some long term, possibly lifelong impairments.… Continue reading Brain Injury Awareness Month – Moderate and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

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ABI Community Services team shifts from Grafton to Epsom 

ABI team members attending the recent blessing to open the site from L-R Tarun (Admin Manager), Dr Richard (Rehab Medicine Physician), Karlena (Admin), Bruce (Chaplain), Angela (Physiotherapist) Kathryn (Psychologist) and Vivien (Psychologist)

ABI has a large community services team in Auckland and recently made the shift across central Auckland from Grafton to Epsom. The team had been at Grafton, across the road from Auckland Hospital for over 10 years but due to growth in the team and the number of services on offer, a new site was… Continue reading ABI Community Services team shifts from Grafton to Epsom 

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Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. In New Zealand there are approximately 32,000 traumatic brain injuries (TBI) per year (based on reported ACC claims). ABI is a specialist brain injury rehabilitation provider.  Not only are we committed to providing best practice rehabilitation interventions, but it is important for us to be involved in raising awareness of… Continue reading Brain Injury Awareness Month

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Art Auctions for ABI Rehab and Auckland Rescue Helicopter

Please remember to check out, share and consider bidding on the art auctions listed on TradeMe. You can click on this link here Listings from arht1970 | Trade Me  The auctions close on Sunday evening.  There are beautiful large scale paintings of Muriwai Beach, Waihi Beach, Mt Taranaki, Rogers Boat on Onetangi Beach and Lake… Continue reading Art Auctions for ABI Rehab and Auckland Rescue Helicopter

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The Hanson family say thanks to ABI Rehab and Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

Aaron Hanson was an Auckland ABI Intensive client following a motorcycle vs 4WD injury in July 2020. Aaron continues to receive some rehabilitation from ABI’s community service, but he has made an incredible recovery from a severe TBI. His father, Phil, is an accomplished artist, a self-taught painter and has donated 5 paintings from scenes around New… Continue reading The Hanson family say thanks to ABI Rehab and Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust

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