Adult Brain Injury
Living with a brain injury can require a variety of resources, strategies, and supports, the range of which can be tremendous. Support needs may extend long after inpatient treatment has come to an end. This section is dedicated to providing information about the supports and resources that are available and necessary to people with brain injury and their family members assisting them as they return home.
Returning home following a brain injury – regardless of severity – can be complex. It is often emotional, exciting, overwhelming, and exhausting for both the individual and their family.
Returning to Work
Brain injury can leave an individual with a number of persistent impairments that interfere with finding and keeping a job.
Impact on Health
Recovery from brain injury may be measured in weeks, months, and years, and is known to slow with the passage of time.
Brain injury can – and likely will – impact every relationship held by a person who has sustained a brain injury or the family members and caretakers.
Individuals who have sustained a brain injury often have cognitive, emotional, and behavioral difficulties that impair their ability to manage their personal finances.
Caregiving for a loved one with a brain injury is often a roller coaster of good days and bad days, both for your loved one and you.
1 out of every 3 battered women suffer from some type of traumatic brain injury. The following is a list of resources for those affected by domestic violence.
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