Brain Injury

Below are videos and links to useful information for those who are recovering from, or are affected by, brain injury, neurological conditions or neurosurgery.  

Many of the videos have been created by clinicians from the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board or the Community Brain Injury team, which covers Cardiff and Vale and Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Boards.

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Our Occupational Therapists have produced a series of videos with tips and principles about how to manage everyday tasks such as chopping vegetables and opening jars, while protecting your joints.  Click here to view these. 

Below is a video on one-arm dressing produced by Mt Wilga Private Residential Hospital.
 

Mindfulness can be a very helpful tool to manage a variety of wellbeing issues including fatigue, sleep problems, breathlessness and pain. Click here for some useful resources on how to practice mindfulness. 


Below is a video by Adele Shelton, Rehab Coach for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Community Brain Injury Team, on ‘Five Steps to Wellbeing’

Below is a video by Dr Jess Quirke, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, on ‘Information processing after a brain injury’.

Below is a video by Helen Prangley, Rehab Coach for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Community Brain Injury Team, about ‘Fatigue after Brain Injury’

Below is a video by Dr Jess Quirke, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist at Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, on ‘Emotional changes after a brain injury’.
Below is a video by Dr Siobhan Moore, Clinical Psychologist for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, on ‘Coping with Memory Difficulties after Brain Injury’.
Below is a video by Jude Howlett, Senior Occupational Therapist for Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, on ‘Attention after Brain Injury’.

For information about driving after a brain injury click on the links below: 

For information about vision after a brain injury click on the links below: 

For rehabilitation exercises for the hands and wrists click on the links below:

For information about how to access a wheelchair click below:

For information about how to support someone with a brain injury click below:

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