Walking is only one of the things that burns survivors who sustained extensive injuries must re-learn in the process of rehabilitation, which can last many months, even years. But walking is not just physically difficult. It can also be psychologically and socially challenging.
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In September 2019, Sunshine Foundation had the immense pleasure of welcoming an Indian therapist for a one-month training on burn rehabilitation at Sunshine's Taipei Rehabilitation Center.
Sunshine Foundation provides physical and psychosocial rehabilitation services to hundreds of burn survivors across Taiwan. These Little Sunshines need your help!
Family members are often the one thing that can help burn survivors bear the pain of rehabilitation, they are the main source of motivation.
The simple wish of burn survivors undergoing rehabilitation like A-Hui is to bear the pain and be able to soon return to their family.
A burn is a traumatic, disrupting event that can dramatically alter the course of one’s life. But sometimes new opportunities emerge from tragedy. At Sunshine, we accompany burn survivors during the recovery process and one of our main task is to help them envision their future after burns and identify possibilities.
A-Feng began undergoing rehabilitation at Sunshine's Rehabilitation Center on a daily basis. Despite the pain and the difficulties, he didn't give up: "I want to get better because I want to be able to hold my child."
In 2015, Hui-Chu was seriously injured during the Formosa Fun Coast Waterpark Dust Explosion. On March 11, 2018, she completed within 2.5 hours the 21km Taipei Expressway Marathon.