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Caring for someone with a Brain injury

Tue 10 March, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

Led by Edinburgh Headway this session focuses on brain injuries, impact of caring for someone with a brain injury and tips and advice for carers.

Duration: 1 week

Who is this course for?
Carers of someone with a brain injury.

Weekly Breakdown

Basic Brain anatomy and physiology.
Consequences of Brain Injury.
Coping strategies.
Empathy exercises (an interactive opportunity to experience some of the effects of ABI).
Impact on the carer, what to expect, services and support for both carer and cared for.

What carers will get from this course

  • Information on the different brain injuries , side-effects and treatments.
  • Opportunity to share the impact of caring.
  • Time to share and reflect on caring role.
  • Meeting other carers who are in a similar situation.

Details

Date:
Tue 10 March, 2020
Time:
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:

Organiser

VOCAL
Phone:
0131 622 6666
Email:
kdouglas@vocal.org.uk

Venue

Edinburgh Carers’ Hub
60 Leith Walk
EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND EH6 5HB
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Website:
www.vocal.org.uk

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