traumatic brain injury

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traumatic brain injury

n. Abbr. TBI
Injury to the brain caused by an external force such as a violent blow to the head, resulting in loss of consciousness, memory loss, dizziness, and confusion, and in some cases leading to long-term health effects, including motor and sensory problems, cognitive and behavioral dysfunction, and dementia.
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So during Action for Brain Injury Week please share the word about our resources so that we can help more children and young people living in the UK today with the long-term effects of acquired brain injury.
Acquired brain injury includes those who have suffered traumatic injuries such as a car accident, as well as through strokes, tumours or infectious diseases.
The students from the Acquired Brain Injury course who had work on show included Richard Corbishley, aged 25, from Leamington, who took photographs of a fireworks display at the annual Bulldog Bash; John Leaney, aged 53, from Nuneaton, who painted pictures of fellow students; Sharon Drakeford from Leamington, who crafted a fruit bowl filled with fruit; and Sarah Perrins from Solihull, who made a sculpture.
It is essential vital services such as these are readily available to all children with an acquired brain injury.
It is essential that vital services such as these are readily available to all children with an acquired brain injury.
The lodge is next to the trust's existing service at Redford Court in Birt Close, which is a long-term residential rehabilitation centre for up to 24 people with acquired brain injury. It has been built in partnership with Riverside Housing.
Specialist Acquired Brain Injury Computer Tutor, Llanishen, Cardiff
The Arfon ABI (acquired brain injury) unit in Colwyn Bay will shut at the end of the month because of falling patient numbers.
A percentage from each doughnut sale will be donated to The Children's Trust, a national charity that provides care, education and therapy for children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs, and rehabilitation to children with an acquired brain injury. Now in its 21st year, National Doughnut Week has raised an incredible total of pounds 735,000 for children's charities.
Councillor Arfon Jones who is also the chair of the party locally has given his support to campaigners currently working to oppose a planning application which would see the pub close and turned into a residential facility for people with acquired brain injury.
The money will go towards providing support and services to people with acquired brain injury in South-East Wales."
Julie said: "Acquired brain injury is known as the 'hidden disability' and people rarely realise the challenges caring for a young person with a brain injury can bring.