A Different Brain - Louis Theroux

Louis Theroux presents a new documentary about how people with brain injury and their families come to terms with this life-changing brain injury.  ‘A Different Brain’ is set for broadcast on Sunday 15th May 2016 at 9pm on BBC 2.

Brain injury is often called a ‘hidden disability’ because people affected by brain injury can sometimes show few physical signs of change.  However people with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) face often enormous cognitive, behavioural and personality challenges.  

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) features in the film, which gives a snapshot of the months of background work that goes into rehabilitation by a range of  expert staff including clinical psychologists, occupational therapists, support workers, speech and language therapists and many others.  Sarah Clifford from BIRT said,

‘We are hoping that ‘A Different Brain’ will increase public awareness and understanding about life after brain injury.’

Rehabilitation helps people with brain injury reconstruct who they are – from relearning basics such as walking, talking and eating, to adapting to changes in their personality and behaviour.  It can also help family members learn to cope with the person their loved one has become.

Head Injury UK: Brain Injury Claim Experts

Our Head Injury solicitors are experts in helping people with brain injury gain the rehabilitation that they need as well as offering support for their families.  If you or a loved one has suffered a brain injury caused by someone else and want to know how we can help, please please contact Andy Shaw or call us on 0800 073 0988.

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