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Lakeview Supports the Wounded Warrior Project - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab-Wisconsin

On Saturday October 18, 2014 Lakeview was honored to help support and assist the Wounded Warrior Project. The Wounded Warrior Project is creating a documentary featuring Warriors in their current environment across the nation and focusing on what he or she has accomplished in their current assignment. The goal of the documentary is to help increase awareness and enlist the public's aid for the needs of injured service members.

A current female warrior resides at Lakeview and is participating in the post-acute rehabilitation program within the Community Based Residential Facility. The film crew spent the day with her, her mother, Community Case Manager through the Wounded Warrior Project and Lakeview staff.

“It was an incredible opportunity and experience to be part of her day with the Wounded Warrior Project; it is an absolute honor to part of her current mission and recovery journey” states Caroline Feller, Director of Community Development and Relations.

Lakeview and CMSNE celebrate Case Management Week at the “Caring for Your Brain” Conference in Wolfeboro, NH

Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center, in conjunction with the New Hampshire and Maine Case Management Society of New England Chapters, sponsored the “Caring for you Brain” conference on October 15 and 16 in Wolfeboro, NH. The CMSNE, which is a multidisciplinary, interdisciplinary network of healthcare professionals working in the specialized practice of case management, hosted the event which featured an evening with a motor coach CEU presentation on “Post Concussive Syndrome in the Work Place” by COO/President and noted Neuropsychologist, Tina M. Trudel, PhD.

Participants were driven to Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center’s picturesque main campus in Effingham, NH to tour the NeuroRehabilitation Program. Following the one-hour tour, participants disembarked from the Effingham Campus and returned to The Inn on Main in Wolfeboro to enjoy a light meal, cocktails and networking opportunity.

Annual Brain Injury Alliance of WI Walk for Thought - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab Wisconsin

The Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab Adult Residential Program of the Waterford, WI braved the cold and windy weather on the morning of Saturday, October 4, and participated in the 11th Annual Brain Injury Alliance of WI (BIAW) Walk for Thought.

Staff and residents participated in the walk bringing together people from across the state who have been touched by brain injury. The walk helped raise awareness in the community and help BIAW continue to provide resources, services, programs, and support to individuals with brain injury, their families and professionals.

Daniel Murray Receives 2014 Compass Award - Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation New Hampshire

Daniel Murray, MS, OT/L at Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center receives 2014 Compass Award from Area Agency

Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center’s Daniel Murray was recently nominated and selected as a recipient of the 2014 Compass Award. This award recognizes an individual or entity that exemplifies, “Guidance, Support and Advocacy,” and has selflessly taken action toward helping our local communities be more informed, better places for all to enjoy, and welcoming for citizens of all abilities. He will be honored and presented with the award at the Community Crossroad’s premier biennial event, Celebrating Community Partnerships, which takes place October 9 from 6-9 p.m. at Atkinson Country Club.

Mr. Murray is a longstanding Occupational Therapist at the Lakeview Effingham, NH location. He is instrumental in the coordination and facilitation of therapy for Lakeview’s adult residents. Mr. Murray is a leader in his field and has both published and presented on topics related to Brain Injury and treatment best practices.

Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Center raises money for NH Brain Injury Association Walk by The Sea - Lakview New Hampshire

On Sunday, September 28, amidst the skirl of Scottish bagpipes, Lakeview Administrator Dave Armstrong, led the center’s residents and staff participation in the 28th Annual Walk by the Sea.

It was a beautiful, sunny day for the event, of which 18 residents from the Lakeview Effingham campus, Freedom House, Victorian House and Thompson House successfully completed the walk. The center surpassed all prior fundraising goals by raising $2,707.59 for the Brain Injury Association of NH, which marks the largest sum collected by Lakeview thus far, marking an incredible achievement.

This year, fundraising took place not only on campus but also throughout the community. Participating locations were Boyles’ Family store, Tractor Supply Store, and Family Dollar Store. For many weeks, our residents advocated for themselves and educated not only NH residents about brain injury, but also many visitors to the area. Residents were readily able to use social, cognitive and functional skills during while advocating for themselves, all skills they have learned at Lakeview.

Brain Injury Strategies and Treatment Seminar - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab-Wisconsin

Lakeview Specialty Hospital Rehab-Wisconsin

On Thursday, October 2, 2014 Lakeview Specialty Hospital in Waterford Wisconsin hosted a seminar for over 50 participants in the Merka Theatre. The seminar, entitled Brain Injury-Strategies and Treatment through the Continuum of Care, featured three distinguished presenters in the field of brain injury.

Mary Voegeli, FNP-BC, CRRN from Medical College of Wisconsin opened the day addressing Sleep Disorders after Brain Injury. Dr. Nicholas Ketchum, Medical College of Wisconsin followed Ms. Voegeli’s presentation focusing on Spasticity Management following a Traumatic Brain Injury. The day finished with our own COO, Dr. Tina Trudel addressing the participants on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Brain Injury.

Lakeview Receives State Brain Certification - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab-Wisconsin

Tuesday September 30, 2014 marks a special day for Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab in Waterford, Wisconsin. Lakeview received its official State Brain Certification for three levels of care programs including: coma recovery, neurobehavioral, and TBI neurorehabilitation.

Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab is the premier choice for patients requiring continued treatment for medical complexities, neurobehavioral and neurodevelopmental needs. Licensed as an acute care hospital and designated as a Long Term Acute Care Hospital, Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab has proven success in the following core programs: Ventilator/Tracheostomy weaning; Complex Wound Care and Wound Healing; Brain Injury and Coma Recovery, and residential care for adults and youth with neurodevelopmental challenges.

The current administration at Lakeview has owned and operated this Joint Commission and CARF-accredited facility since 1995. At present, our continuum of services includes: a 39-bed LTACH, Brain Injury programs, a Child and Adolescent Residential Treatment Program, Special Education Services within an Accredited School, and an Adult Post-acute Rehabilitation, Community-Re-entry and Assisted Living Programs. Lakeview also operates an outpatient behavioral health clinic and EMS services which complement the service array delineated above.

To learn more about Lakeview programs, please call 1-800-611-2063.

Diane Gutierrez, MEd, Joins Lakeview Northeast Programs as Associate Administrator

Lakeview is pleased to announce that Diane Gutierrez, MEd, has joined our Northeast programs as Associate Administrator, overseeing Case Management, Community Programs and Quality Assurance. Ms. Gutierrez has a background in education and psychology, and has over twenty years in healthcare, specializing in acute care, residential, and home & community-based programs. She completed her initial training in brain injury at The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research (TIRR) of Houston, TX, one of the nation’s leading rehabilitation hospitals, where she was part of a TBI Model System and other federal grant projects.

REGISTER: Brain Injury: Strategies and Treatments Through the Continuum of Care

WHEN: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Thursday October 2, 2014
WHERE: Merka Theatre, Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab, Waterford, WI

Our distinguished presenters include:
Dr. Nicholas Ketchum, Physiatrist, Medical College of Wisconsin
Mary Voegeli, Nurse Practitioner, Medical College of Wisconsin

Dr. Tina Trudel, Neuropsychologist, COO Lakeview NeuroCare, Lakeview NeuroRehabilitation Centers and Specialty Hospitals, and Lakeview Care Partners

REGISTER AT lvbi.eventbee.com

No later than September 26, 2014
Call Julie if you need assistance:
262-534-7297 x549

Maurice Regan, PhD, Full-time Director of Lakeview’s APPIC Accredited Doctoral Internship Program

Maurice Regan, PhD, an experienced, licensed psychologist, is Lakeview’s full-time Director of our APPIC accredited doctoral internship program in psychology.  Dr. Regan has served as a psychologist in private practice, as a consultant to youth programs, and in forensic settings, including NH state prison and regional detention centers.  Within his private practice experience, his work has focused on school assessments, neuropsychological evaluation and behavioral interventions.  Dr. Regan has held faculty positions  at North Shore College (Criminal Justice) , Southern NH University (Psychology & Education), Notre Dame College (Psychology & Education), Rivier College and Colby Sawyer College, among others.  He received his MA and PhD in Psychology from Alliant University, San Diego, CA and his BA in Psychology from San Diego State University.  Dr. Regan is a licensed pilot, competitive swimmer and was a NH State Representative from 1994-1996.