Whilst we do not directly undertake research, as part of our service delivery we gather a lot of insightful information. With the permission of our families, we collate this information into reports to help raise awareness of the real life issues that brain injured children and their families face. Our reports have been shared with MP’s and Multi Agency Partnership boards to try to influence Government Policy and key local leaders. Others have followed our lead in similar ways.
Below are listed some of the report previously disseminated to key players. They make shocking reading. Over time, we will add any more reports that we produce, to this page.
Enough Full Report written in 2017
"Different 'experts' involved in paediatric neuro-rehabilitation come from different organisational cultures which causes conflict and has a negative effect on the outcomes for the child."
"When different organisations assess different aspects of a child's neuro-rehabilitation needs, everyone looks at things from a different perspective and have conflicting priorities"
"Healthy teens are better at identifying strategies to deal with barriers. KIDS WITH ABI'S CAN'T!"
"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"
"We are medical practitioners. The real experts are the parents. Over the last 35 years they have taught me everything I know"
"Case management for children and young people post acquired brain injury is 'pivotal' to successful outcomes and must be local"
"Brain development is complex and prolonged. Brain plasticity is influenced by a range of factors. Plasticity provides a base for neuro-rehab therapies and treatment"
"More play increases brain plasticity and makes for better recovery post brain injury"
"Positive and coordinated neuro-rehab interventions for children and young people is proven to bring health improvements; improve independence; reduces the need for sheltered living; decreases vulnerability; decreases drop-out rates in schools; decreases youth offending"