Dudley Brain Injury Service provides support and information to people with a brain injury aged between 16 and 64 who live in the Dudley borough.
The service works with people with a brain injury and their family and carers in finding ways to develop independence and quality of life.
- Carries out an assessment of need
- Provides information about the effects of brain injury to individuals, their family and carers
- Provides a Case Manager to ensure individuals receive a coordinated rehabilitation plan
- Provides support to ensure that individuals are referred to appropriate services
- Supports exploration of new opportunities in areas such as training, voluntary work and employment
- Can provide education and training to care staff about the health and social needs of people with a brain injury
- Acts as an advocate and liaises with organisations that provide services to people with brain injuries
- Works in partnership with adult care services, health professionals, rehabilitation services, Headway, support workers, education providers and employment services
Referrals can be made by the person with a brain injury, family, health and social care professionals and individuals from any other organisation.
Dudley Brain Injury Service is a community-based service and therefore individuals are usually seen in their homes and treated in the community.
Dudley Brain Injury Service can be contacted by calling (01384) 323210 Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Messages can be left on the voice mail if there is no-one available.