About Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is an injury to the brain caused by a trauma to the head (head injury). There are many possible causes, including road traffic accidents, assaults, falls and accidents at home or at work. Read more >

 

Acquired Brain Injury

Acquired brain injury covers all situations in which brain injury has occurred since birth, and includes traumatic brain injury as well as tumour, stroke, brain haemorrhage and encephalitis, to name a few. Read more >

 

Brain Injury Fact Sheets

Download useful information on coping with brain injury and caring for people with a brain injury:

Basic brain information

Overview of the brain. Download now

Becoming a carer

When your relative comes home there may be many new challenges to face. Download now

Coping with Memory problems

Practical Strategies – Strategies to help you if you are living with memory problems. Download now

Relationships

Brain injury can radically alter the dynamics of families and relationships.Download now

The effects of brain injury

A brief guide to some of the common effects. Download now

The early stages after brain injury

The period immediately following your relative’s brain injury is a frightening and confusing time. The outcome can be very uncertain and it will probably be the first time you will have had any experience of brain injury. Download now

 

These fact sheets are used with the permission of Headway UK, more fact sheets can be found here.

 

 

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