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Wednesday, 6 July, 2022
The respective 360º virtual tours are now available on the website of the Institute of Brain Health and Neurorehabilitation (Guttmann Barcelona) and on the website of the Guttmann Barcelona Life apartments. Both virtual tours incorporate a tour of the facilities in which each space is accompanied by a small text with information and, in some areas, illustrative videos. The virtual tour can be done...
Monday, 4 July, 2022
The Youth Ability Camp, a summer campus organized by the Institut Guttmann for young patients and former patients of functional rehabilitation, people affected by some type of disability of neurological origin, has been held once again in Barcelona and has been a success given the joy of the participants and the large number of activities carried out. Based at the Barcelona International Sailing...
Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
The 1st edition of the European Private Hospital Awards took place in Lisbon on Thursday 23 June, at which the Institut Guttmann was awarded in the category of Green Hospitals for its commitment to continuous environmental and energy improvement. The awards, organized by the European Union of Private Hospitals (UEPH), received 67 applications from 10 countries (Portugal, Italy, France, Spain...
Monday, 27 June, 2022
Two patients of the Institut Guttmann spent two fantastic days doing activities in the Alt Pirineu Natural Park. A rafting descent through the Noguera Pallaresa, a recognition of the fauna and flora of the environment with guides of the Natural Park and a night of astronomy in the Guingueta d'Àneu with the company Obaga, have been some of the activities that they were able to enjoy. This outing...
Wednesday, 22 June, 2022
In the first edition of the awards of the Platform of Patient Organizations (POP) has been awarded the initiative of the definition and implementation of the "New Reception Plan, incorporating the Patient Experience" of the Institut Guttmann which has had the participation of professionals, patients and families. The award ceremony took place at the headquarters of the ONCE Foundation in Madrid...
Thursday, 12 May, 2022
At the Institut Guttmann we are working and developing new tools to make it easier for the people we serve to access, process and manage. In this sense, we have a new free mobile application that allows patients and relatives to be able to manage quickly and access all the information about the Foundation in a more direct and easy way. This APP is useful both if you are a patient at the...
Tuesday, 10 May, 2022
“Removing a step in my hallway led to an argument with two neighbours”. “When I sit on the bus, some older ladies tap me on the shoulder and scold me: 'Baby, you can't sit here!’”. “Once I was at a cash machine and as I can' t see well I was taking longer than usual. I heard someone behind me saying: 'Look at that fool, he's going so slow”. The experiences shared by Siscu, Monat and José are just...
Monday, 9 May, 2022
Last week, the Canovelles Auditorium hosted the presentation of the solidarity checks of the second edition of the OnCodines Trail, a sports and solidarity race that aims to raise money for cancer and brain health. The race, which was held on April 2, is a race on a mountain route with two modes: 80 km running or 60 km walking, from Granollers and reaching Sant Feliu de Codines, passing through a...
Wednesday, 4 May, 2022
Active Life, a programme for empowerment, community training and starting independent living, is celebrating its first edition from the 2nd to the 15th of May. The programme is aimed at participants with spinal cord injurie and who want to start an independent and active life. Participants in the 1st edition of Active Life will live in the Guttmann Barcelona Life apartments, located in the...
Thursday, 28 April, 2022
Scientific evidence has shown that an active lifestyle can have a positive impact on aging and, specifically, on brain health. Within this area, research is now focused on better understanding the impact of interventions related to aerobic exercise and cognitive training, in order to be able to offer personalized treatments according to each individual. Researchers from the Institut Guttmann have...