Phone: 250.475.6677
Make A Donation
Sign-up to Receive Our E-News!

Support. Care. Knowledge.

Support

We provide everything from personal and family consultation, 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 life cycle, from children to seniors, and their loved ones.

Knowledge

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

Giving Tuesday

Thank you to all who gave so generously to HeadWay during Giving Tuesday. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

Headway

Victoria Epilepsy & Parkinson's Centre

Upcoming Programs/Workshops

 

ANNOUNCING A NEW SERVICE

New Parkinson’s & Epilepsy Medication Review & Education Consult Service Medication management of neurological conditions can be complicated and lead to unanswered questions. We are pleased to advise that neuropsychiatrist, Dr. Mohamed Gheis is volunteering his time to offer a one-time consult medication review and education service to our agency clients. Amy Tran, volunteer pharmacist, will be assisting with this project.

You are eligible for this service if:

• You would like a one-time session with Dr. Gheis to help you to understand your Epilepsy or mood related treatment options better
• You have a treating physician who will both authorize this service and be responsible for any follow up treatment ideas.
• You are not currently experiencing a mental health crisis.

Process:

• This pilot program will commence in September.
• We will require your treating physician’s authorization.
• Eligible clients will receive one appointment only.
• One hour appointments will be booked on one Wednesday each month.
• You will be scheduled for an appointment at HeadWay’s office 202-1640 Oak Bay Ave.
• You will be asked to bring a list of your current medications
• During the meeting with Dr. Gheis, volunteer pharmacist Amy Tran will supply you with summary notes from the session.
• Dr. Gheis will send a follow up report to your physician directly
• To request an appointment or if you have any questions, please contact Lindsay Beal, the project coordinator, at 250-475-6677 or via email to lbeal@vepc.bc.ca.