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Brain Injury Alliance of Wisconsin

At the urging of several groups including the BIAW, Gov. Scott Walker has issued a proclamation recognizing March as Brain Injury Awareness Month in Wisconsin. ...To spread additional awareness, the BIAW is selling brain injury awareness T-shirts with the slogan "Not all injuries are visible" during February and March for $15.

Would you like one? You can order your very own shirt at the site below. It can be shipped directly to you, or you can pick it up at the BIAW office to save the shipping fee (if you want a bunch of shirts, call us and we might be able to deliver!). Shipping is $7.99 for the first shirt and only 75 cents for each additional shirt.

Help us spread the word by proudly wearing this shirt!


Help us spread the word by proudly wearing this shirt!

Lakeview Wisconsin Educational Opportunities

Lakeview Specialty Hospital and Rehab is proud to present the following education opportunity

    § Infection in the ICU  Immunocompromised Patient
    Presented by Robert Gullberg, MD

    § Pressure Ulcers, Prevention, Assessment and Management
    Presented by Dori Schell, RNC WCCN

Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab Hosts Waterford Support Group

Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab is proud to announce it will be hosting monthly brain injury support groups for its participants, patients, families, and the community. The meetings will be held the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM. Refreshments, educational materials and a spirit of community and support are offered.

The inaugural meeting of the Brain Injury Support group was held Tuesday May 12, 2015 with 13 individuals coming together to share their personal stories of living with a brain injury. The support group setting fosters encouragement, compassion, friendship and information on brain injury among its members at no charge and with all welcome.

Caroline Feller, support group facilitator, initiated the support group to respond to a community need and to reinforce the message that individuals with brain injury are not alone in their recovery. The next meeting at Lakeview, 1701 Sharp Road, Waterford, WI, will be held on Tuesday June 9th at 6:30 PM.

REGISTER: The Impact of Trauma on Child Development: Individual, Family & Community Response

The Impact of Trauma on Child Development:
Individual, Family & Community Response
(a psychological first aid approach)

WHEN: 9:00 am to 11:30 am Thursday, June 4, 2015
WHERE: Merka Theatre, Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab, Waterford, WI

Featuring our distinguished presenter:
Dr. Becky Brown, Director of Youth Services
Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab

Wound Care Program Consistently Improved Patient Quality of Care - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab - Wisconsin

The Wound Care Program at Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab in Wisconsin, lead by Dori Schell RNC WCCN and assisted by Rebecca Schmidt RN WCCN, have consistently improved patient quality of care over the last five years at Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab. Currently, Lakeview Specialty Hospital and Rehab is working through its 8th month of no In- house Pressure Ulcers, a significant achievement within an LTACH setting serving the most medically complex patients.

Caroline Feller's Annual Brain Injury Awareness Talk - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab-Wisconsin

Wednesday February 11, 2015 marked the 9th consecutive year, Ms. Caroline Feller, Director of Community Development presented her annual brain injury awareness talk to high school students at Divine Savior Holy Angels. Each year, Ms. Feller presents to the honors anatomy and physiology classes on the silent epidemic of brain injury reviewing brain injury prevention, prevalence, basic brain anatomy, brain behavioral relationships, and the functional implications after a brain injury occurs. Ms. Feller focus part of her presentation on sports and concussions; reviewing the signs and symptoms of a concussion, the importance of reporting a concussion, and concussion management including return to play guidelines.

“It is the time of year I look forward to in hopes of inspiring these young minds to enter the field of brain injury that has provided such joy to me over the years”, states Ms. Feller

Welcome Dr. Becky Brown - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab-Wisconsin

Please join us in welcoming Dr. Becky Brown to Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab as the Director of Youth Services. Dr. Browns comes to Lakeview with extensive and comprehensive clinical, program development and administrative skills.

End of Year Thank You - Lakeview Specialty Hospital & Rehab-Wisconsin

As 2014 draws to a close, we wanted to Thank-You for your support of our Lakeview Programs this year. Lakeview looks forward to continuing to improve outcomes for patients & families impacted by neurological disease and disorders.


Caroline Feller, Director of Community Development, was honored to be a part of this inspirational story of the Johnson family in partnership with the GE Healthy Imagination Team. The link below shares the story of Kaitlyn and her journey of recovery after sustaining a severe traumatic brain injury.


“ It was an honor to be part of this joyous experience and reflect on our gifts as we enter this wonderful time of year”, states Caroline Feller.

GE Brain Trust Holiday Card

Happy Holidays - Lakeview Affiliated Programs –Pennsylvania, New Hampshire, Wisconsin

On behalf of us all of us Lakeview, we would like to extend our warmest greetings of the season and best wishes for happiness in the New Year. Thank you for choosing Lakeview programs to support and serve your loved one. We wish you all the best and as always thank you.