The difference we make

If your life was derailed by brain injury, you’d like to know there were people who could help you get it back on track. Each year, we support hundreds of people impacted by brain injury to rebuild and live fuller, more independent lives with confidence. Their stories and experiences help us understand the reality of living with an acquired brain injury and drive us to do our job better every day.

Jimmy’s Story

“My father was told by the doctors that funeral arrangements may be needed.”

Jimmy, 35 and a established carpenter, was working in France when he fell onto a step head first. This is his story

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Conor’s Story

Conor had just celebrated his 21st birthday and was looking forward to becoming a qualified plumber. But a devastating, unprovoked assault on New Year’s Eve changed Conor’s life forever. 

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Karina’s Story

My name is Karina, and I was involved in a traumatic car accident. I thought I was going to die. But I am so grateful I am still here today.

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Emma’s Story

Emma was only 16 when she tried to take her own life. That is when her life changed forever.

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Marty’s Story

Father’s Day forever changed Marty’s life, it went from celebration to a life-altering event. His son, Kieran, found Marty unconscious. He had suffered a brain haemorrhage that morning.

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Paul’s Story

My name is Paul Farrell, and I had a stroke five days before Christmas 2019. I thought my life was over.

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