During Action for Brain Injury Week, Headway, the brain injury association’s campaign is called Brain Drain: Wake up to fatigue, raising awareness and breaking the stigma of brain injury-related fatigue.
Dealing with a sibling who suffers from a brain injury is a frightening and confusing time, no matter what age. Often siblings grow up sharing similar life experiences, playing together and often sharing social groups, which brings closeness as friends, not just family members. Even if siblings are not close, do not get on or … Continued
This week (8-14 May) is Action for Brain Injury Week and, to mark it, Headway have launched A New Me campaign on their website and through social media. The brain injury charity will be posting submissions from members, who explain how life has changed after brain injury and how it has affected their sense of … Continued
This article provides a snapshot of the latest developments in social care reform, which will affect many individuals with a brain injury, along with their family and carers.It has long been of concern that the legal framework funding system for social care is confusing, unfair and unsustainable. Last year, the Dilnot Commission provided a report … Continued
On Monday, 14 May, Headway published the results of their research into the position of support for carers. The brain injury association carried out its survey of carers of people with brain injury throughout the UK, looking in particular at the burden of caring and the quality of life that carers experience. Headway reports some … Continued