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Life Beyond Brain Injury    

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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Brain injuries can result from many causes including strokes, road traffic accidents, falls, farm and sports accidents and the need for rehabilitation is the reality in the aftermath of these life changing events. A long journey begins, to retrain the body in regaining some level of independence. These are the topics being discussed at the upcoming information event ‘Life Beyond Brain Injury’ which will take place in Clarenbridge Nursing Home from 12 noon to 2.00pm on Friday 3rd May. Expert guest speakers from the National Rehabilitation Hospital will include - Valerie Toomy, Brain Injury Programme Manager, Rachel McGlade, Outreach Brain Liaison, NRH and Caitriona Begley, Admissions Co-ordinator as well as Nuala Connolly, Director of Nursing, Clarenbridge Nursing Home.
Members of the public, family and friends of people suffering from ABI (acquired brain injury) as well as medical and nursing professionals are most welcome to attend. The event will include video presentations compiled recently of residents who have benefitted rehabilitation at NRH and current users of the step-down services in the rehabilitation unit at Clarenbridge Nursing Home. This is a unique opportunity to meet the expert teams from the NRH and Clarenbridge and to consider the care pathway of ‘Life Beyond the Brain Injury’.
Clarenbridge rehabilitation unit specialise in rehabilitation in acquired brain injury and spinal injury and has its own innovative and dynamic multi-disciplinary team providing a ‘step-down’ service to patients over 18years and allowing them and their families to begin their journey. 
Admission to the ‘Life Beyond Brain Injury’ talk is free, however, pre-registration is recommended. Please log on to Eventbrite to book a place or telephone Nuala on 091 777700 Or email don.clarenbridge@windmillgroup.ie.