Our rehabilitation services are clinically led which includes expertise from neuro-psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists. You also benefit from on the ground support from our case managers, local service managers, keyworkers and rehabilitation assistants.
Carry out detailed psychological assessments to advice on how to best manage your difficulties due to any cognitive deficits. They provide a psychotherapy input to help with the emotional impact you might be experiencing as a result of your injury. They facilitate personal, family and social support while also advising on your long-term rehabilitation.
Social Worker or Family Support Worker
Provides support both to you and your family as you both struggle to cope with the effects of brain injury on your lives. This support can take many forms, including counselling, teaching coping skills, exploring the challenges of acquired brain injury, dealing with grief or loss, workshops on relationships and sexuality, advocacy, family law and legal support.
Occupational Therapist (OT)
An Occupational Therapist will evaluate your upper-body functioning, mobility and cognitive (thinking) ability along with your eye-hand coordination for activities of daily living. From this assessment they will assist in the development of your rehabilitation programme including exercises, self-care activities, cognitive training and education and any other recommendations needed to assist you to live independently.
If you have speech, language and cognitive difficulties after your brain injury a Speech and Language Therapist will assist you to regain your communication skills that may be lost as a result of your injury.
A Physiotherapist helps you improve your range of movement by working on your muscle strength, muscle tone, posture, coordination, endurance and general mobility with the aim of giving you as much independence as possible.
Local Services Manager (LSM)
Our Local Services Managers take the lead in making sure you get the services you need, linking in with your family and the wider community. They support you with your Individual Rehabilitation Plan (IRP) to ensure you achieve your goals. Our LSMs manage and co-ordinate our residential and community rehab services with a team of rehabilitation assistants.
Our Case Managers are professionals who serve as the main point of contact for you and your family, ideally from very early on after the injury. The Case Manager seeks out and coordinates appropriate resources for you, monitor your progress and communicate with you, your family and other professionals working with you. Your Case Manager will identify local sources of help and support for you and your carer if needed. They will also help you structure your time and live as independently as possible in your own community.