Welcome to the Laura Fergusson Trust
The Laura Fergusson Trust Canterbury is an independent, charitable organisation providing services 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Our mission is to facilitate autonomy, inclusion and independence for people with impairments and their families / whanau, particularly those who have suffered from a brain injury.
Our main operations are located at 279 Ilam Road, where a variety of long term residential, respite and post acute brain injury rehabilitation services are offered. We also offer small group living options in the wider community for those who require permanent 24 hour support.
Our specialist community assessment and rehabilitation teams also provide meaningful rehabilitation, wheelchair seating and specialist driving assessments for people in their own home or workplace. These community based services extend across the whole of the South Island.
Finally, we provide a supported activities programme four days per week for younger adults who have suffered traumatic brain injuries.
The Trust employs over 140 staff who are involved in providing rehabilitation and lifestyle support services to our clients. Our staff include; specialist rehabilitation Consultants, registered nurses, clinical nurse specialist, qualified support and coaching staff, occupational therapists, speech-language therapists, physiotherapists, clinical psychologists, dietitians and social workers.
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