About The Course

The Awareness of Brain Injury course provides learners with an understanding of the importance of the brain and the effect that an acquired brain injury or traumatic brain injury can have on an individual. This course gives learners the knowledge and skills to better understand and support the needs of the individual through their daily lives and the rehabilitation process.

The course introduces some of the basic brain anatomy, but focuses on the effects of brain injury and working with individuals using a person centred approach to promote independence and providing effective support.

Recommended in partnership with ‘An awareness of spinal cord injury’.

Learners must demonstrate a willingness to learn and participate in all group activities, case studies and group discussions.
All learners will receive a certificate of completion
3 Hours, typical course times are 0930-1630.
The course can be delivered at locations to suit the client
A maximum of 15 learners per trainer are allowed


Key Features

Acquired brain injury
Traumatic brain injury
Causes and prevalence of brain injury
The anatomy of the brain and how damage to certain regions can affect the individual
Supporting with communication
The importance of promoting independence and self confidence
Understanding personality and behaviour changes
The social impact of brain injury