Rehab Week Raises Funds, Awareness

Rehab Week Raises Funds, Awareness click to enlarge Jennifer Pfaltzgraff (left), mother of two, including Ethan (right), and an advocate for children with special needs, spoke as the honoree at this year's Honours Golf Tournament. Proceeds from the event benefited the TelAbility program within UNC PM&R.

The UNC Inpatient Rehabilitation Center and UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation hosted the following events during National Rehabilitation Week:

Honours Golf Tournament

Jennifer Pfaltzgraff spoke as the honoree at the 7th Annual Honours Golf Tournament & Fundraiser on September 27, 2008. The tournament raised over $7,000. Proceeds will benefit the TelAbility/WATCH Program within the UNC Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. For more information, view our Rehabilitation Reader featuring our pediatric rehabilitation services. You also may read Jennifer's speech from the Honours.

Rehabilitation Reunion

Approximately 130 patients, families, caregivers and health care providers attended the UNC Healthcare Rehabilitation Center's Reunion on September 21, 2008. Donald Kautz, PhD, RN, CS, CRRN-A, assistant professor of nursing at UNC Greensboro, spoke about the importance of hope in rehabilitation.

Resources courtesy of Dr. Kautz include the following articles:

Open House

Thanks to all who attended our UNC Healthcare Rehabilitation Center's open house for health care professionals on September 19, 2008. We will provide more opportunities to tour our state-of-the-art facility in future.