Recovery and Rehab

Pets as Therapy

While dogs have long been portrayed as ‘man’s best friend’ - a loyal companion – it’s not only canines that can prove a source of support and reassurance following brain injury.

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Complementary Therapies

People often turn to complementary therapies and alternative medicines to assist with some of the issues created by a brain injury.

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Equipment and Lifestyle Aids

Equipment and lifestyle aids have a role to play in helping people regain some or all of their independence after a brain injury.

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Neuropsych Assessment

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Support, Friendship, Reducing Chances of Another Injury

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Speech deficits and speech pathologists

Speech language pathology encompasses the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of communication and swallowing disorders.

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Neurological physiotherapy

Neurological physiotherapy treats movement disorders caused by injury to the nervous or neuromuscular systems.

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Steps to a healthier brain

The brain needs exercise to stay in optimum health, just like our body. Practising skills will lead to better performance and ongoing mental stimulation will help protect against mental decline.

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Family guide to a low cost rehabilitation program

Your family member is discharged from hospital and you are ready to continue their rehabilitation. The steps listed below may serve as a guide if you wish to develop a program using free or low-cost resources which exist in your community. 

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Neuropsychological Assessment

A neuropsychological assessment provides information about the way in which a brain injury affects the way a person thinks and acts.

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Brain injury rehabilitation: an introduction

Rehabilitation refers to a variety of therapies and support services available to people following the acute phase of recovery, once a person is medically stable.

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Accommodation options after a brain injury

The effects of a brain injury can be diverse, so a wide range of accommodation options are needed.

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Leaving hospital

The return home from hospital after a brain injury is usually eagerly awaited by family members.

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