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Allison Banks, Occupational Therapist, Stan Cassidy Centre shows off Bernard LaPointe’s back support while Judy Jewett, General Manager, NBTA Credit Union and Darrell Evasuk, Associate VP, Concentra Financial look on. Mr. LaPointe sustained a spinal cord injury in an ATV accident near his 
St. Leonard home in 2012.

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February 9, 2018

Stan Cassidy Foundation grant promotes drug-free therapies

A Stan Cassidy Foundation grant will enable the Stan Cassidy Centre to improve treatment of neurological patients experiencing muscle spasticity and rigidity and open the door for drug-free therapies to reduce the source cause of these symptoms.

The Foundation presented a $42,000 grant to the Centre late last week for the purchase of an ultrasound machine to more effectively treat muscle spasticity and rigidity, known as…

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January 9, 2018

Winner of Stan Cassidy Foundation Chase the Ace Jackpot Takes Home More than $11,000

The Stan Cassidy Foundation has presented Chase the Ace jackpot winner Shannon Valanne with her prize of $11,048.50.

Valanne – a regular player of the foundation’s Chase the Ace – won the jackpot when she drew the Ace of Hearts out of the 15 cards that were left in the deck last Tuesday evening, which led to excited cheers from the packed crowd at Mama’s Brew Pub. She won the weekly prize of 20% of the night’s ticket sales…

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December 4, 2017

Stan Cassidy Foundation Receives Award from Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists

The Stan Cassidy Foundation has received this year’s Citation Award for New Brunswick from the Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists (CAOT). 

The CAOT Citation Award acknowledges organizations, programs and individuals who aren’t occupational therapists for their contributions to the health and well-being of Canadians. The Foundation is one of 10 recipients of this national award for 2017 and is this year’s only…

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November 16, 2017

Stan Cassidy Foundation Launches First-Ever Annual Campaign

The Stan Cassidy Foundation launched its first-ever annual campaign today, with a goal to raise $500,000 to improve the lives of Stan Cassidy Centre patients. The campaign runs until March 31.

“Taxpayer dollars can’t do it all,” says Alissa Lee, Executive Director for the Stan Cassidy Foundation. “Your generous gifts will directly support patients and families, research and education for the centre’s clinical experts, and…

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October 12, 2017

Official Opening of Canada’s First Accessible Video Gaming Service

Canada’s first accessible video gaming service officially opened today at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation. The service was funded through a $30,000 grant from the Stan Cassidy Foundation.

The service includes demonstration and assessment equipment for patients with differing abilities to use under the expert guidance of assistive technology therapists.  Clinicians can now assess patients on a variety of adapted…

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Latest Stories

Extreme Gratitude: My Experience as an In-Patient at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation

February 15, 2017

Extreme Gratitude: My Experience as an In-Patient at the Stan Cassidy Centre for Rehabilitation

Editor’s Note: This is a special guest post by Faye Martin. Faye shares her story of how the Stan…

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Events

Chase the Ace - Round Two!
Chase the Ace - Round Two!

Chase the Ace every Tuesday evening at Mama’s Brew Pub in support of the Stan Cassidy Foundation.

Tickets on sale from 5 to 7 pm.  Draw takes place at 7:15 pm.  Every Tuesday there will be a winner of 20% of the night’s ticket sales; 30% will be added to the…

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Kiwanis Delights
Kiwanis Delights

Who wouldn't like to win a diamond pendant?!?

Join Kiwanis Fredericton in support of the Stan Cassidy Foundation's Care & Comfort Program for Kiwanis Delights at 7:00 pm on Sunday, February 25, 2018 at the Delta Fredericton -- a delightful evening of live music,…

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