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Support. Care. Knowledge.

Support

We provide personal and family consultations, workshops and information sessions, group support sessions, and specialized exercise classes.

Care

Our professional staff offer a wide variety of services to clients at all stages of the lifecycle, from children to seniors, and their loved ones.

Knowledge

We welcome calls for information and assistance - connecting with schools, workplaces and the community.

Upcoming Programs/Workshops

Workshops

We have a lot of exciting programs and workshops this fall! If you are interested in being a part of any of our programs or workshops, please contact Deirdre at epilepsy@vepc.bc.ca.

Dr. Sare Akdag Returns!

For those of you who attended Dr. Sare’s first workshop in May on Cognitive and Learning in Children in Epilepsy, you already know what an incredible evening it was.  She returns this fall continue the discussion around strategies to support children with epilepsy.  It is an evening you will not want to miss!  The cost for this seminar is $25 per person and pre-registration is required.  Please register early as we sold out all spaces last May! The date and time for this workshop will be sent out by e-blast, so make sure you are signed up to receive them!

Dr. Pamela Hutchison and Dr. Stephanie Bayliss of Acacia Health Return!

We are thrilled to welcome back Dr. Pam Hutchison and Dr.Stephanie Bayliss-naturopathic doctors who focus on neurological conditions – for a workshop on cooking nutritious meals in a slow cooker. All participants will receive a free slow cooker!  The cost for this seminar is $25 per person and pre-registration is required. The date and time for this workshop will be sent out by e-blast, so make sure you are signed up to receive them!

Parenting Workshop with a Twist!

Our popular parenting workshop returns this fall with a few twists! Along with information regarding epilepsy and its treatment, we will also offer a discussion on parenting approaches for your child, how and when to start transitioning your child to managing their own condition, and how your child’s life may be different because of epilepsy - what their experiences and thoughts may be.  This section of the workshop will feature adults who have had seizures from childhood. The cost for this seminar is $25 per person and pre-registration is required. The date and time for this workshop will be sent out by e-blast, so make sure you are signed up to receive them!

Allison Rees Hosts a Parenting Workshop!

We are thrilled to welcome parenting expert Allison Rees to Headway Victoria Epilepsy and Parkinson’s Centre for the first-time. Allison empowers parents and professionals through educational courses, workshops, books, and articles.  She brings it all together covering the A to Z’s of parenting.  For this workshop, Allison will be presenting The Parent Child Connection – a workshop on communication which is especially important for parents of children with epilepsy.   The cost for this workshop is $25 per person and pre-registration is required. The date and time will be sent out by e-blast, so make sure you are signed up to receive them!

Tai Chi / Qi Gong Coming in January!

One of our many talented members has offered to teach Tai Chi / Qi Gong in January.  Keep your eye out for details of this exciting new class!