The online activity "Delfines de colores" has been accredited by the Generalitat de Catalunya in its second edition. This means that the degree obtained after completion of the activity has official academic validity.
President Puigdemont visited the Institut Guttmann in his first official visit to the city of Badalona and on the occasion of the 50 years the institution has been working for people with neurological disabilities.
The Institut Guttmann invites you to visit the interactive tour of the hospital facilities where you will be able to access all areas of the hospital and become acquainted with this institution that is your home.
This virtual tour or interactive tour was made by Skyearth company specializing in the production of digital art tools that enabled Institut Guttmann to have a magnificent tour of the hospital.
The Institut Guttmann has been the scene of shooting of Dani Rovira's new film, "100 metros", produced by Filmax and directed by Marcel Barrena.
"100 metros" is inspired by the true story of Ramón Arroyo, a successful businessman who diagnosed Multiple Sclerosis, and decides to explore the limits of overcoming, deciding to face one of the toughest athletic events, the Ironman.
In the Institut Guttmann, the sport is fully integrated into the rehabilitation process of people with disabilities. Adapted sports has become a potent therapeutic ally to improve their health, their degree of functional autonomy, self-esteem and relationship skills; circumstances that favor better social integration.
The program "Saber vivir" of Televisión Española made a monograph on "The feelings of the brain" last Thursday 17 March in which Antonia Enseñat, neuropsychologist at the Institut Guttmann and Dr. Joan Deus, head of the NeuroPsyco Social Area, explain the effects of a cerebrovascular accident (stroke) and how the consequences may affect knowledge and emotions.
The Institut Guttmann appears in the position number 7 in the Twitter ranking that every year Socialmediatica publishes. The study analyzes the Twitter accounts of all hospitals in Spain and made the ranking based on the number of followers.
Today we have surpassed 6,000 followers, but a part from the followers, Socialmediatica analyzes other parameters such as the rate of publication of tweets/day, the annual increase of followers, who in 2015 was nearly 2,000 followers, and that our fans are 62% women and 38% men.
Dr. Rosa Terré, rehabilitation doctor of the Brain Injury Unit and coordinator of dysphagia, at Institut Guttmann gave an interview to IM Medical hospitalier.
In the interview, Dr. Terré explains how is the care of a newcomer to the Institut Guttmann: "the first thing we do is an overall assessment to determine deficits. Then, we orient the treatment to improve or compensate these deficits with the aim of achieving a functional improvement. Once valued each cognitive, motor, communication or swallowing problems, we try to reeducate them with activities of daily living".
On 27th November the Institut Guttmann celebrated its 50th anniversary, coinciding with the date of the old hospital inauguration, same day at 1965. An emotive institutional ceremony in the gorgeous Oval Room of the National Art Museum of Catalonia (MNAC), brought together more than a thousand people related with the organization, including professionals, former patients, Friends of the foundation, Friendly Companies, associations and authorities.
Now, you can view the video summary about the event, a big party full of memories and pride for these 50 years of work.