Joe and The Valley Presbyterian Hospital Incident

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Summary
This is a very personal episode for our host Joe Borges. For the first time, he is sharing the full story behind a traumatic incident that occurred while he was in rehab after his stroke at Valley Presbyterian Hospital on August 26, 2016. This incident has caused a lot of emotional damage and distress including PTSD for Joe so it is extremely difficult to share, but Joe wanted to shed light on hospital negligence and find some closure. Valley Pres committed extreme negligence in not having proper supervision and sending a stroke patient, Joe, out of their hospital onto the streets of Van Nuys in the middle of the night. Joe tells the story along with the help of his girlfriend, caregiver and co-producer, Felice. Please help us fight back by joining us in telling Valley Pres to admit their wrong doing and demand justice for Joe. Contact details in our show notes.
Links to Topics Mentioned

  • Please help us get closure and justice for Joe. Tweet @vphcares and tell Valley Pres to admit their fault and negligence in losing @joesorocks on August 26, 2016. Here’s an example tweet: “@vphcares, shame on you for losing a stroke patient, @joesorocks on the streets of Van Nuys on 8/26/16! Do the right thing, admit your negligence and issue a public apology.”
  • Contact Valley Presbyterian Hospital and demand justice – https://www.valleypres.org/Contact-Us.aspx
    Credits
  • Support The NeuroNerds podcast on Patreon and join our NeuroJedi High Council at www.Patreon.com/TheNeuroNerds. During April and May 2019, we are donating a portion of the proceeds to aneurysm and stroke survivor Emilia Clarke’s nonprofit SameYou.org
  • Co-hosted by Joe Borges and Lauren Manzano
  • Find Joe at http://joesorocks.com and @joesorocks on Twitter/Instagram and submit your stroke/brain injury recovery story at https://www.joesorocks.com/submit-your-story
  • Find Lauren at @laurenlmanzano on Instagram, @tankbbg on Twitter
  • Produced by Joe Borges and Felice LaZae
  • Edited by Felice LaZae, http://felicelazae.com, @felicelazae on Twitter/Instagram
  • Theme song produced by Sleep Deez, @sleepvision on Instagram, @sleepdeez on Twitter


Avatar ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Recovering from a stroke or brain injury can feel very lonely, but the NeuroNerds are here to help! Every Monday, join Joe Borges and co-host Lauren Manzano as they share their personal recovery journeys mixed with discussions on varying nerd topics from comics to superhero movie theories to video games and more. If you’re a stroke or brain injury survivor, a caregiver or family member of a survivor or just a big lover of nerd culture, this podcast is for you.

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