Managing Behaviour

Understanding challenging and complex behaviours

Challenging and complex behaviours are common following a brain injury where there is damage to areas of the brain that control impulses and regulate emotions. 

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Managing Behaviour

The message behind behaviour

There are many reasons why a person with brain injury might develop challenging behaviour. Understanding the message behind the behaviour is key to helping in a constructive and positive way.

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Managing Behaviour

Giving feedback on behaviour

Clear, direct and immediate feedback is a key part of a positive response to challenging behaviours after a brain injury.

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Managing Behaviour

Positive behaviour support

Traditional approaches to managing behaviour have been largely ineffective - a more effective approach is positive behaviour support.

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Managing Behaviour

The ABC Approach to Behaviour Support

The ABC model is an effective way to understand challenging behaviour and develop suitable responses within a positive behaviour support plan.

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Managing Behaviour

Responding to a crisis

Brain injury can sometimes result in behaviour that is dangerous to the person with the injury and those around them.

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Managing Behaviour

Domestic violence

Challenging behaviours after a brain injury can sometimes lead to domestic violence within a family.

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