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A Ceiling Lift

Customized Wheelchairs for Complex Needs

“Proper seating is very important for the patient population we serve,” says Occupational Therapist Diane Tait, who works at the Adult Wheelchair and Seating Clinic at the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Read more

Joey Hackett standing outside

Stronger with Each Step

Joey Hackett has come a long way since October 2016, when a traumatic accident nearly took his life. He was working with a construction crew that was grading a road in Hamilton when an 18-tonne grader backed over him. Read more

Two hands holding and adjusting a piece of hospital equipment

Equipping The General with Strides

Last year’s Strides For The General raised a record-breaking $209,650 and supported the purchase of vital equipment and patient amenities at Hamilton General Hospital and the Regional Rehabilitation Centre. Read more

Brandon Clark smiling

A Second Shot at Life

When Brandon Clark felt the shotgun blast rip through his back, he could hardly believe that it was really happening to him. Read more

Bob Nedelko in his NoFrills shirt standing outside a store

“Luck was on My Side”

“It started with a searing pain in my head,” says Bob Nedelko of Vineland, who owns a No Frills store in downtown Burlington. Read more

Trauma team working on a patient

Striding for Essential Equipment

Enhanced patient care. It’s the reason why participants from around the region have laced up their running shoes in the last six years for Strides for The General. Read more