Spinal Cord injury Ontario – SAFE@HOME Connecting in a Crisis
Most health care workers and personal injury lawyers, know of the good work Spinal Cord Injury Ontario has done over the years. Formally known as the Canadian Paraplegic Association, it has operated out of Lyndhurst Hospital since the end of World War 2. Many of our mutual clients were one time patrons of the hospital and remain SCIO members. I am proud to say, I have been helping those with spinal cord injuries since 1980. I made some great friends who were kind enough to let me work on their cases. Having said that, it is true of most of us in the personal injury field – it doesn’t matter what side of the bar we are on, SCIO has been an invaluable resource to help our mutual clients/friends.
Well, our friends need us!
Those with spinal cord injuries are at high-risk to get COVID-19. This is because of the need for face-to-face care, whether acute, rehab, or in the home. This increased risk will continue until there is a vaccine.
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