JOB ADVERTISEMENT 6 x CLASSROOM SUPPORT VOLUNTEERS Matrix Neurological is a lived-experience led, pioneering charity that helps children and young people living with an acquired brain injury caused by an accident or illness. We also provide practical, emotional and peer support to their families. Due to increased referrals, we are expanding our highly skilled team. […]Read more
JOB ADVERTISEMENT ACQUIRED BRAIN INJURY SUPPORT WORKER & CLASSROOM SUPPORT WORKER Matrix Neurological is a lived-experience led, pioneering charity that helps children and young people living with an acquired brain injury caused by an accident or illness. We also provide practical, emotional and peer support to their families. Due to additional funding, we are expanding […]Read more
Due to us being awarded additional funding we are recruiting for two vacancies. 1 x ABI Support Worker (Mental Wellbeing focus) and 1 x Classroom Assistant for our new classroom/Healing Room. Competitive salary and pension. Both posts are advertised on Sector1.net or contact: firstname.lastname@example.org for an application pack. Please note both posts are subject to […]Read more
Government Statement via the House of CommonsRead more
We have been completing annual assessments on some of the children and young people we are working with. Here are their latest results:Read more
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded £80,000 from BBC Children in Need and Youth Futures to expand our innovative team. The new posts will be providing education support to brain injured children and young people through the COVID crises. Many of our children and young people are already years behind their […]Read more
JOB ADVERTISEMENT We are looking for 2 x SPECIALIST SEN SUPPORT WORKERS, 1 X ADMIN & RESOURCE WORKER & 1 X FAMILY SUPPORT ASSISTANT/BEFRIENDER Matrix Neurological is an innovative charity based in Middlesbrough that exists to help remove inequalities for children and young people living with an acquired brain injury. We also provide practical and […]Read more
We were recently featured as a Case Study on the Charity Digital Website and in the Charity Digital e-Magazine. This led to us recording a Podcast with Charity Digital and the National Cyber Security Centre. Please see the link below: To listen to the Podcast: https://charitydigital.org.uk/podcasts/post-covid-19-resilience-how-to-be-a-more-digitally-secure-charityRead more
Our staff are now returning to work in the office whilst maintaining social distancing measures and in line with government guidance. The office is not yet open to the public and face-to-face support sessions will continue via telephone or video platforms only. Please contact us as normal by telephone on 01642 989116 and email us […]Read more
Here at MATRIX Neurological we have been planning for the current ‘Covid 19 shut down’ situation for some weeks. Our key staff are now set up to work from home and are continuing to support our families via telephone, email, Skype, Facetime and Whatsapp. You can contact us via the usual channels.Read more
"Often families don't have the financial capability to access services. We need to rethink how we deliver neuro-rehab services to children and young people"
"NHS clinicians struggle with what intervention to prioritise in paediatric neuro-rehabilitation due to limited clinical time and the complexity of needs. Children, clinicians, parents and schools all have different neuro-rehabilitation priorities"
"We need to harness the power of brain plasticity for treating children and young people with brain injury, especially at the key ages of 0-3 and at ages 10-16"
"Our 10 year study proves that family-led home-based neuro-rehab interventions deliver the best outcomes for children and young people"
"Taking brain injured children home causes high stress for families. Disjointed services exacerbate family stress levels."
"Too often children and young people with ABI are discharged from hospital without specialist brain support that they and their families need to overcome lifelong challenges"
"Participation in teen sports and normal activities leads to improved quality of life for children and young people post brain injury and helps to maximise outcomes"
"With support parents cope better so the child has a better recovery"
"When someone has a brain injury, early access to local, specialist rehabilitation is crucial to ensure the maximum recovery and make significant savings to the state in health costs"