Typically, this could be due to damage to brain tissue after:
People’s experience of brain injury can differ greatly from one person to the next. Brain injury can affect every area of a person’s life which can be either for the long or the short term.
The service provides community based assessment and psychological rehabilitation for people with brain injury their families. This helps facilitate individuals transition back into their community,and to consider returning to their work, education, and social activities. Rehabilitation may include strategies to cope with cognitive, emotional, behavioural and social changes related to brain injury.
We support anyone over the age of 16 years old who lives within West Dunbartonshire and who has received a brain injury which is the main issue affecting their quality of life.
Referrals can be made by GPs, other practitioners, family members or from service users themselves. You can download the referral form from here.
Tel Single Point of Access switchboard: 01389 776499
Tel ABI team community base: 01389 812058