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BIF DONATES MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS TO PRINCESS ALEXANDRA HOSPITAL

On Wednesday 27 February 2013 Mr Trenton Schreurs, on behalf of the Brain Injury Foundation officially presented the Princess Alexandra Hospital Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit with a collection of musical instruments. The musical instruments will be used as part of BIRU’s musical therapy program run by Mr Cameron Haig, Registered Music Therapist and Qualified Neurologic Music Therapist.

Mr Haig’s was hired to head the musical therapy program in October 2012. This position was and continues to be funded by the Brain Injury Foundation. The musical therapy program has been a success working in conjunction with other therapies including physiotherapy and speech therapy to assist patients in regaining their ability to speak and walk and improving their memory and mood.

The musical equipment consists of an electric keyboard, acoustic guitar, bongo drums with stand, djembe drums, tambourines, guiro, claves, cabasa, maracas, shakers, xylophone, chime bars, Apple MacBook Pro, wireless ‘jambox’ speaker and Apple TV.

 

Mr Haig’s was hired to head the musical therapy program in October 2012. This position was and continues to be funded by the Brain Injury Foundation. The musical therapy program has been a success working in conjunction with other therapies including physiotherapy and speech therapy to assist patients in regaining their ability to speak and walk and improving their memory and mood.

The musical equipment consists of an electric keyboard, acoustic guitar, bongo drums with stand, djembe drums, tambourines, guiro, claves, cabasa, maracas, shakers, xylophone, chime bars, Apple MacBook Pro, wireless ‘jambox’ speaker and Apple TV.

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