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Veterans Affairs Hospitals | The Augusta Chronicle

...neurology, psychiatry, blind rehabilitation, spinal cord injury and rehabilitation medicine. The Downtown Division...authorized for 155 beds (58 medicine, 37 surgery and 60 spinal cord injury). The Uptown Division, located on Wrightsboro...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/organizations/hospitals/veterans-affairs-hos
Medical center takes pride in improving health care for CSRA veterans

...military service. We are one of 13 VA medical centers to have a blind rehabilitation unit, and one of 25 VAs with a spinal cord injury and disease unit, allowing the Charlie Norwood VA to provide these important services as a regional and national...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2015-10-03/medical-center-t
Wine Time: 'Uncorked' series will give us a taste of sommelier skills

...his duties."For me, my situation is a little different than everyone else," said Benjamin. "Having had a spinal cord injury, I want to lead by example. Some people in my situation are afraid to try something. They get pigeon-holed...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2015-11-10/wine-time-uncorked-se
Adaptive Golf Challenge strengthens competitive spirit of disabled

...are recovering from stroke or have acquired disabilities, such as partial blindness, amputation and brain and spinal cord injuries, can take part in fun yet competitive tournament play.Participants are paired at For est Hills Golf Club with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-19/adaptive-golf-challenge-stren
Augusta Veterans Affairs Medical Center opens downtown parking deck

...hospital on 15th Street.The deck will add approximately 200 more dedicated parking spaces closer to the hospital for Spinal Cord Injury Unit Patients, handicapped parking and staff.Veterans and visitors to the CNVAMC downtown division should continue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-31/augusta-va-opens-downtown-pa
Prosecutors get details on Freddie Gray's death

...Gray arrived at the police station with the fatal spinal-cord injury that left him unresponsive.The second prisoner...being arrested in West Baltimore. He suffered a spinal cord injury and crushed voicebox and had lapsed into a coma...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-04-30/prosecutors-get-details-freddie-gra
Expo helps disabled community in Augusta pool resources, find opportunities

...might have found the 28-year-old doing the same thing ? but without the wheelchair. About nine years ago, a spinal cord injury suffered in a car accident took away all function in her legs.Mayfield said she was an active person before her...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-03-23/expo-helps-disabled-community
Upcoming calendar

...returning to work, behavioral health, accessible housing and more; for survivors of traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury, adults and children with developmental delays, amputees living with prosthetics, veterans with disabilities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-03-17/upcoming-calenda
VA announces collaboration with Augusta-based America's Warrior Partnership to improve veteran care

...Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center, contributed to a patient's death.Gibson, who visited the Augusta VA's spinal cord injury unit and the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home, said additional clinical staff, extended hours and new leadership...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-05-22/va-announces-collaboration-a
Augusta VA walks to combat veteran homelessness as problem grows in city

...Aiken and Athens community-based outpatient clinics.At the Augusta Riverwalk, patients from the hospital's spinal cord injury unit and 17 residents from St. John's Towers participated to the sound of live music and the help of vendors...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-05-20/augusta-va-walks-combat-vete