Acquired Brain Injury Training

Course Title: Dementia Care Awareness

Aim

Acquired Brain Injury Awareness is aimed at equipping healthcare professionals with a good understanding of what it is, the indications, challenges and opportunities following a brain injury and the specialised care management required.

Who should attend?

This course is intended for all health care professionals working with Acquired Brain Injury sufferers.

How long does the course last?

This course can be delivered over one or two full days – 6 or 12 hours, depending on the depth of learning required by the learners.

Course Content
  • Types of Acquired Brain Injuries.
  • What Acquired Brain Injury is not?
  • Causes of Acquired Brain Injuries.
  • Indications of a head injury.
  • Assessment and diagnosis of an Acquired Brain Injury.
  • Common problems after a brain injury.
  • Accompanying disorders and common effects of an Acquired Brain Injury.
  • Working with people with an Acquired Brain Injury.
  • Types and goals of rehabilitation.
By the end of the course, learners will:
  • Have an awareness of the elements of Acquired Brain Injuries.
  • Be aware of causes of Acquired Brain Injuries.
  • Understand the needs of Acquired Brain Injury clients.
  • Be able to recognise the effects of Acquired Brain Injury on the individual and families.
  • Understand the management of Acquired Brain Injury clients and rehabilitation options available.

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