We hope that, over time, this area of the website will provide a range of fact sheets to provide a range of information on issues affecting families living with the effect of an acquired brain injury.
Brain Injury: Stages of Recovery – Ranchos Scale
Deficits of an Acquired Brain Injury
Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Fact Sheet
County Durham Community Foundation Respite Grant Guidelines
"With support parents cope better so the child has a better recovery"
"Case management for children and young people post acquired brain injury is 'pivotal' to successful outcomes and must be local"
"Our 10 year study proves that family-led home-based neuro-rehab interventions deliver the best outcomes for children and young people"
"We are medical practitioners. The real experts are the parents. Over the last 35 years they have taught me everything I know"
"We would like to see earlier identification and support for children with brain injuries to help them succeed in school."
"More play increases brain plasticity and makes for better recovery post brain injury"
"Taking brain injured children home causes high stress for families. Disjointed services exacerbate family stress levels."