Types of Acquired Brain Injury
An acquired brain injury (or ABI for short) is a brain injury that you were not born with. There are 2 types – traumatic, which result from an accident or impact, and non-traumatic, which result from a disease or illness. We have lots of experience supporting people with various types of acquired brain injuries, including:
Click each of these types to find out more:
Whether your brain injury is mild, moderate or severe, you are not alone. The charity creates individual support plans that work towards specific goals and help service users reach their new potential. The focus of rehabilitation is to understand the difficulties that have occurred following ABI, to help restore the brain function that has been damaged, and later to develop compensatory strategies to minimise the impact of these injuries. However, recovery can be a life-long process.