The University of Puget Sound (UPS) School of Occupational Therapy in Tacoma, Washington, has been an amazing addition to Our BEST Space this fall.
Students from the program have been working with BESTies one and one, as well as in groups. The students learn important skills in working with people with brain injury, and BESTies are able to get valuable information, resources, tips and strategies to support their daily lives.
This fall, the students have been working with BESTies at Our BEST Space in University Place, Washington. The students do an intake session with program volunteers, learn about their brain injuries and work with them on what issues challenge them the most. The students then design activities, programs, and tools to help.
Recently, the BEST Space was filled with the aroma of nutritious (and delicious!) foods prepared by the BEST volunteers, with the guidance of the UPS students.
Participants followed the recipes, step by step, with support as, and if, needed.
The result? Savory and appetizing dishes prepared by volunteers that got to be enjoyed together as a group.
It was a lively activity, enjoyed by all.
BEST would like to thank the UPS students and our BEST volunteers for their work, support, enthusiasm and energy on this project.