We list the signs of executive dysfunction, a term that includes many common effects of brain injury.
"I felt lucky to pick up the phone and hear a comforting voice at the other end of the line."
We look at a working day for Headway’s helpline nurse consultant, Vik.
When used correctly, the internet and social media can be excellent tools for brain injury survivors.
"When I’m there, I can be independent which is such a great feeling.”
"We had Xmas lunch and gift from Santa and they had carol singers round the ward"
We’ve put together a few tips to help make the Christmas season a bit easier following brain injury
"I can't help it, by the time I've thought about the comment I've already said it and the damage is done"
Read on for some toe-tapping top tips to get you dancing after brain injury!
Anxiety is a commonly felt emotion after brain injury. Here are 8 top tips to help
An active social life plays an important role in boosting both mental and physical wellbeing
There are a number of strategies that for many people make it easier to live with memory problems
We share these commonly used methods to help manage visual problems
We’ve put together a list of 10 ways to help control and manage anger
The ability to plan and carry out tasks is complex, and is often affected by brain injury
It is important to support brain injury survivors with understanding how their injury has affected them
The sense of smell/taste is commonly affected after brain injury, and we've put together a list of strategies to help
With the right support and planning, many people do successfully get back to work after brain injury
We’ve put together some top tips to help cope with depression
Continuing support from friends can help the survivor feel more positive
We look at how creative writing can help people gain renewed conﬁdence after brain injury
Throughout this year’s ABI Week, Headway groups and branches have been busy hosting events.
The effects of a brain injury can make holidays difficult - here are some top tips to help
In order to be an effective carer, it's very important to make time for yourself
Sleep and rest are effective ways to reduce the symptoms of fatigue
Brain injury survivors may find it harder to effectively manage and regulate stress
A brain injury can bring about a new appreciation of life and loved ones
For people living with the long-term effects of brain injury, the idea of dating can be a daunting and challenging prospect.
Sex is something that we should all be comfortable talking about
Sex after a stroke is tricky but you don’t have to just do the missionary position.
"It’s a relaxing place, with a real sense of friendship and community. I love it here.”