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There are a number of Apps that NHS specialists and patients have selected that have aided recovery and rehabilitation. These are:
We also have experience of using some of these apps to help to improve brain functioning post-injury and have seen the difference they can make.
My Therapy Website
This is a website that contains a range of fun Apps that brain injury patients have used to support their ongoing neurological recovery. The Apps focus on:
Vision * Moods * Eating and drinking * Being active * Pain * Relaxing
Skills * Motor skills * Thinking skills * Communication Skills
You can find out more about this fantastic resource at: www.mytherappy.co.uk
"Families and professionals spend time focusing on the negative aspects of ABI. Families need to be properly supported as 'resilience' is key to delivering successful outcomes for children and young people."
"There are problems with getting people into neuro-rehab centres. Those most in need are often those most excluded due to a lack of socio-economic resources."
"Our 10 year study proves that family-led home-based neuro-rehab interventions deliver the best outcomes for children and young people"
"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"
"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 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"
"Thousands of children and young people living in the UK today without the help and support that can make a huge difference to their lives"
"Pediatric neuro-rehabilitation cannot be delivered in isolation. The needs of the child have to be looked at both holistically and within the context of the family unit. Parents need to be empowered to be parents in post-acute pediatric neuro-rehabilitation following brain injury"
"New parenting support intervention showed how parenting style is related to executive dysfunction in children and young people post brain injury. With support parents cope better so the child has a better recovery"