The Stroke Club
The Stroke Club meets the 4th Friday of each month (no monthly meetings in November or December) in the inpatient dining room on the second floor of the hospital from 1-2 p.m. The contact person for this group is Teresa McGoldrick RN, BSN email Teresa.McGoldrick@BMHCC.org, phone 901-757-3426.
A monthly publication is available for stroke survivors and their families. Please contact Jan Rowe to be added to the mailing list for this free publication. Email: Jan.Rowe@BMHCC.org, phone 901-757-3439.
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Brain Injury Support Group
Baptist Rehabilitation Germantown offers two different brain injury support groups for brain injury survivors and caregivers each month.
- Young Adults – This class for young adult survivors and their families meets the second Thursday of each month from 6 - 7:30 p.m.
- Adults – This class for older adult survivors meets on the first Thursday of each month from 1 - 2 p.m.
Both classes meet inside the hospital at Baptist Rehabilitation Germantown. Meeting places vary each month and signs will be posted. The contact person for these groups is Monika Kolwaite, PT, NCS, Monika.Kolwaite@bmhcc.org, phone 901-757-3426.
Spinal Cord Injury Support Group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. at the University of Memphis. Contact Richard DeBord at 901-486-4321 email firstname.lastname@example.org and Julianne McCorkle phone 502-320-2269 email email@example.com.
Healthy Living and Diabetes Support Group
Meets the last Monday of each month (except May and December) from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Community Room. The contact person is Susanne Gentry, RN, Certified Diabetes Educator or Pat Westbrook at 901-757-3428.
Jewish Family Services Amputee Support Program
Baptist Rehabilitation recommends the Jewish Family Services Amputee Support program located at 6560 Poplar Avenue. Out on a Limb – Memphis Area Limb Loss Support (OOAL), is a community-wide support program providing information and support for children, adults and families touched by the loss of a limb. OOAL houses the Memphis Amputee Support Library and, as an affiliate support group of the Amputee Coalition of America (ACA), arranges for ACA Certified Peer Visitors to meet with recent amputees or with people facing amputation surgery. http://www.jfsmemphis.org/programs-and-services/amputee-support-program