South of England Acquired Brain Injury Forum

Posts by Matthew Claxson

Headway Basingstoke – Hero’s Journey Training 17/12/2018

Posted by on Oct 28, 2018 in Events and Meetings |

Hero’s Journey With Kit Malia From Braintree Training Monday 17th December 2018 10am – 4pm Headway Basingstoke Headway Place Homefield Way Basingstoke Hampshire RG24 9SP Hero’s Journey is an educational group therapy and is highly constructive for individuals with brain injury. The benefits of camaraderie and shared experiences are unmatched compared to any other therapy. Organising a group session or even pulling together family members can be challenging enough. But then what do you talk...

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Master Class in Neuro Technology, 10th to 11th October 2018

Posted by on Sep 22, 2018 in Events and Meetings |

A Masterclass in Neuro Technology When: 10th to 11th October 2018, Venue: Holiday Inn, Winchester, SO21 1HZ A unique opportunity to explore how to integrate neuro technology into clinical practice by Hobbs Rehabilitation. A combination of formal presentations and patient workshops led by experienced clinicians and technology device leads. This event is suitable for clinicians, technology engineers, case managers, and other professionals working in the field of neuro rehabilitation. To register...

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SEABIF Meeting 13.09.2018 – outcome

Posted by on Sep 22, 2018 in Events and Meetings |

The Forum met on Thursday, 13th September 2018, and was chaired by James Glasper of the Steering Group. The guest speaker was Colonel John Etherington CBE who talked about rehabilitation in the terms of the contrast between the Military and the NHS. The Forum discussed the learning outcomes of the two approaches and how brain injury services could be funded. The Forum reviewed the paper produced by NR Times on the debate held in Parliament in June 2018 on Acquired Brain Injury of which can be...

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Smile4Wessex are holding a Neuro Open Day on Saturday 2nd June 2018 which promises to see many of the projects that they have been able to fund, thanks to your generous support, and to learn from clinicians how they’re benefitting patient outcomes. Visit the @SEABIF Twitter and LinkedIn page to click through for further information.

Posted by on May 17, 2018 in Blogs and Articles |

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Description of the role of persons that an individual with brain injury may encounter

Posted by on May 15, 2018 in Events and Meetings |

The below offers a description of the role of persons that an individual with brain injury may encounter: Medical involvement: • Neurologist Neurologists are doctors who specialise in diagnosing, treating and managing disorders that affect the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) and the peripheral nervous system (nerves and muscles which activate movement and transmit sensation from all parts of the body to the brain). • Neurosurgeon A neurosurgeon is a physician who specialises...

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