News - 2011

December 2011
Headway Glasgow Directory
The updated directory for 2011 is launched by Headway Glasgow
October 2011
West Dunbartonshire CHCP ABI website
The site gives information on the local Acquired Brain Injury Team
July 2011
Head Injuries can have physical link to dementia
Research carried out in Scotland and the US has established a link between a single head injury and dementia
July 2011
New Information Leaflet developed at Charles Bell
A new Patient and Relative Information and Education (PARIE) leaflet on how wandering patients are managed
June 2011
The Glasgow Coma Scale - A Practical Demonstration DVD
Produced by Dr Jacques Kerr, Consultant in Emergency Medicine this DVD gives a pracital demonstation of how the GCS scale should be performed
June 2011
A Portfolio of Research Studies
Details of studies currently underway into brain infections
June 2011
Independent Living Programme Review
Phase 2 of the Scottish Government review of the Independant Living Programme
May 2011
Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology - Review
A systematic review of psychological interventions to alleviate cognitive and psychosocial problems in children with acquired brain injury
March 2011
James Cracknell: Even my kids say I've lost my sparkle, it's heart-breaking
Article about the long road to recovery for James Cracknell and his family after his brain injury
March 2011
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust Outcome Report
An overview of the outcome measures developed by the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust
March 2011
Resource for Young People from Encephilitis Society
The Encephalitis Society has produced a Resource for young people. It includes an animated version of our storybook "Gilley the Giraffe … who changed"
March 2011
Brain Awareness Week
Information about events taking place during brain injury awareness week, 14th - 20th March
March 2011
ARThi -an Edinburgh-based art group
Set up by a fellow-survivor of Traumatic Brain Injuries ARThi is aimed at helping other ABI survivors to take part, and resume hand:eye coordination and rebuild abilities to be with people around them.
February 2011
Traumatic Brain Injury: Knowledge, Skills and Competencies
The final version of these competencies are now available

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