Almost 750 people filled last Friday Luz de Gas in Barcelona, at the charity concert that Por Fin Viernes dedicated to Institut Guttmann. A success of assistance and solidarity, which hosted the premiere of the video of the 50th anniversary realized by over 200 professionals from the Institut Guttmann, patients and families.
As every year, we are pleased to publish the Social-Balance Memory 2014 that reflects the healthcare activity, scientific, educational and social carried out during last year. Throughout 2014, the Institut Guttmann has continued developing its institutional and strategic objectives, developing and promoting new projects with a clear desire of involvement and continuity in the future.
Institut Guttmann – Hospital of Neurorehabilitation, has received the positive results of the international accreditation realized last 17th, 18th, 19th June, achieving the level of performance of the needed standards to obtain the 4th accreditation (3rd reaccreditation) of the Joint Comission International, until 2018.
Institut Guttmann has shown its high level of quality for third consecutive time and once again, the organization has achieved the international standards of sanitary attention quality and organization management.
Last 8th of July, Dr. Ramirez, Director of Institut Guttmann, received from the President of the Government of Catalunya, Artur Mas, the President Macià Work Award 2015. This award recognizes the workers and companies who have distinguished for her dedication, constancy and spirit of initiative at work.
Today we received with satisfaction that the Parliament of Catalonia decided to award Institut Guttmann the Medal of Honor in category of Gold on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the hospital. The prize recognizes the labor that we do, and the excellence at the attention and the special treatment of people with neurological injures. The medal will be delivered in an official ceremony next 9th of September.
Thursday 16th of July will be held at Sala Luz de Gaz in Barcelona the solidarity concert that the cover band "Por fin Viernes" dedicates to Institut Guttmann in occasion of its 50th anniversary.
The concert will also host the presentation of the musical video that all the professionals of Institut Guttmann together with patients and relatives have done to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the hospital, with the special collaboration of the rock-folk Catalan group Blaumut, which has adapted especially for this celebration his hit song "Pa amb Oli I Sal".
More than one hundred people have attended the second day of Discussions of Social Innovation and Disability conferences in Lleida last Friday 5th of June. At this conference has discussed about the role that the associations have to adapt to the evolution that the society has done in the last years.
This year, to mark its 50th anniversary, Institut Guttmann along with the member organisations of its Social Participation Board and other Spanish and Andorran associations have launched the discussions entitled “Social Innovation and Disability. Discussions on disability in changing society."
On Sunday 12 April, the 37th edition of the emblematic El Corte Inglés department store race was held in Barcelona, which this year was dedicated to Institut Guttmann to mark its 50th anniversary. This race is a great celebration of popular athletics, always achieving huge success in terms of participation. This year there was a record of 81,014 people participating in the race.