The Rehabilitation Classroom, a public benefit broadcasting program co-created by Kunming LIH SkyCity Rehabilitation Hospital and Yunnan News Radio Station, has been broadcast over FM105.8 since 1 July 2016. The program has been well-received, with excellent audience ratings.
The first guest of Rehabilitation Classroom was Nelson Chow, CEO of LIH Healthcare. In telling the story of his young daughter Olivia, who has Down syndrome, Nelson emphasized the important role that therapy has played in Olivia’s development. In another broadcast, Professor and Occupational Therapist Fengyi Gou (Taiwan), also with LIH Healthcare, introduced geriatric disease rehabilitation and shared experiences in how to live healthily and happily in one’s senior years. So far, seven experienced clinicians have been invited to this program to impart rehabilitation knowledge to listeners. By using plain language and related stories, the experts have made this program easy to understand and enjoyable to listen. Topics in July and August have included:
- Olivia’s Story (presented in two parts)
- Cervical Spondylosis Rehabilitation
- Early Rehabilitation of Fracture
- Give Yourself a Chance of Recovery
- Healthy and Happy Old Age
- To know CPR, To Improve Life Quality
Yunnan News Radio Station has an audience of 6.5 million throughout Kunming, many of whom are seniors. This program helps listeners learn more about rehabilitation and contributes to improve national awareness. The partnership between Kunming LIH SkyCity Rehabilitation Hospital and Yunnan News Radio Station will continue to invite rehabilitation medicine experts to provide community-based education to our audience, especially on topics that positively impact the lives of seniors, in the near future.