Last Thursday and thanks to the FC Barcelona Foundation, the youngest members of the Institut Guttmann, children rehabilitation patients accompanied by their parents and relatives, were able to enjoy the traditional open-door training of the first FC Barcelona football team at the Mini Estadi .
All of them could see their idols closer than ever, and they could go down to the grass, where they took pictures with the players. It was a very emotional moment!
Once again, the Christmas parties have just begun in the Badalona hospital and they have done it in a very special way, with a fun circus of stunts and humor!
On the afternoon of this Thursday, December 20th, we celebrated Christmas both with the adult and children patients, that accompanied by their families, enjoyed a spectacle by the Circ Vermut, chocolate, and many gifts for the little ones.
Coinciding with the meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Institut Guttmann Foundation, the director in Catalonia of the Spanish Association for Standardization and Certification (AENOR), Ms. Eva Subirà, delivered the AENOR SR-0104-ES and IQNet SR10 certifications to the Institut Guttmann in recognition of its socially responsible management.
A multidisciplinary team from the Institut Guttmann, formed by a doctor, a neuropsychologist, a physiotherapist and a nurse, has traveled to Jamaica under the Rights of Way project, promoted by the Abertis Foundation and Unicef. This project is developing prevention programs for damage to minors in road accidents in developing countries.
El proyecto de investigación para la Salud Cerebral del Institut Guttmann en colaboración con la Obra Social La Caixa continúa avanzando y profundizando en la investigación. El Comité de Asesores Científicos del proyecto se reunió el pasado miércoles en el Institut Guttmann con el equipo de trabajo para discutir sobre la metodología y la evolución del estudio de salud cerebral en la fase actual.
One more year, the Institut Guttmann has celebrated its Sports Games for the promotion of adapted sports in which the participants, patients, expacientes and any person with functional diversity interested, can have a first contact with a variety of sports that, with some adaptations, they can continue practicing in a professional or amateur way.
More than 300 people attended the XXX edition of the Technical Symposia of the Institut Guttmann focused this year on one of the Great Medical Challenges of the 12th century; how to keep the healthy brain long for a lifetime.
Once again, the Institut Guttmann will celebrate its Sports Games, the days for the promotion of adapted sport where both the patients and anyone interested in attending will be able to have a first contact with different sports and Paralympics disciplines . This year, the Games will be held on 10th and 11th October under the framework of the 25th anniversary of the Hospi Sport Program, of the Catalan Federation of Sports for People with Physical Disabilities, in which the Institut Guttmann collaborates from its beginnings.
The project RIGHTS OF WAY, in which UNICEF, Abertis and the Institut Guttmann collaborate, was presented at the Instituto Cervantes of New York, with the presence of Mrs. Maria Bassols, assistant ambassador of Spain before United Nations and the Secretary of the International Cooperation for Iberoamerica and the Carib of the Government of Spain, Mr. Juan Pablo de Laiglesia.