Friends & Family

It can be very difficult for friends and family to know what to do to help and support a loved one with a brain injury, as it not only affects the loved one but can impact on the family as a whole and all their relationships, depending on the severity of the injury.

Headway offers a wide range of resources including factsheets, a list of common brain injury terms you may come across being used by professionals, practical issues and legal advice. There are also opportunities to share your experiences in their Carer support groups or to get involved with fundraising, campaigns or volunteering.

Brain Nav is the National Brain Injury Service Directory and although it is still being expanded, offers a range of search options to find services locally or by requirement.