Equipment and lifestyle aids have a role to play in helping people regain some or all of their independence after a brain injury.
Lack of coordination, problems with movement and poor vision are just some of the effects of brain injury that can make everyday tasks like eating, dressing and getting in and out of bed difficult to do. Fortunately, there is an ever-growing list of lifestyle aids that are designed to compensate for these types of problems.
Occupational therapists, physiotherapists, and speech therapists are among the health professionals with expert knowledge about choosing the right aids. The list below is a general guide to what is available and how they can help.