Brain injury basics

Understanding brain injury

This training provides an overview of the changes and challenges someone can face after brain injury. The day covers basic anatomy and physiology of the brain, what happens when the brain is injured, an introduction to the physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural changes that can occur and some simple approaches to help when communicating with someone who has a brain injury.

How long is the training

1 day

Who is the training for?

Individuals who are new to understanding brain injury


Supporting someone who has a brain injury

This training course covers the basic anatomy and physiology of the brain and what happens when the brain is injured. The training introduces physical, cognitive, emotional and behavioural changes and considers strategies which can be used to support someone who has difficulties in these areas as a result of brain injury.

How long is the training?

2 days - delegates would need to attend both days

Who is the training for?

Individuals who are new to understanding brain injury and who want to be able to use some basic strategies to help someone overcome difficulties as a result of brain injury