This Sunday September 20th the Institut Guttmann took part in the great festival of fitness, organized by the Barcelona Sports Institute (IBE), that on the occasion of the Festes de la Mercè took place in the Avenida de la Reina Maria Cristina of Barcelona.
Under the name of Fitness Day, the fitness session on the street that has the main objective of promoting the sport among citizens, and it wanted to be, once again, inclusive, and demonstrate that people with disabilities can also participate in the sport.
The delivery Catalan Parliament has given the Medal of Honor for Institutions in the Gold Category to the Institut Guttmann, with reason for commemoration of its 50th anniversary. The Distinction is on the recognition for its pioneering work and its excellence in care and specialized treatment to people with a neurological affectation. The committee agreed to award the medal to the Entityin July, as a proposal of the president, Nuria Gispert.
La Seu Vella of Lleida has been the scene of the 18th edition ASPID Awards Ceremony for social integration of people with disabilities, organized by the Association of Paraplegics and Physically Handicapped of Lleida (ASPID) which it was chaired by the Minister of Enterprise and Employment of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Felip Puig.
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".