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Case Studies

Saturday 15th December 2018

Training Support Workers – Positive Behaviour Support

“This training was very informative and enjoyable and changed how I view challenging behaviour” (Kate – support worker)   This one day training is primarily aimed at support teams working directly with clients following acquired brain injury.   Training objectives   Define specific challenges including demotivation, disengagement, disinhibition, impulsivity and aggression   Introduce the Positive More…

Saturday 15th December 2018

Testamentary Capacity Assessment

The recent settlement of Aseem’s personal injury claim meant that his solicitors were duty bound to ensure a will was in place.  A brain injury in 2013 had rendered Aseem unable to manage his finances. Cognitive assessment highlighted Aseem’s impulsivity, limited ability to plan/organise and reduced memory.  However, Aseem appeared to fulfil the key Banks More…

Saturday 7th January 2017

Sam’s Tourette’s syndrome & psychological treatment

Sam, aged 29, lives in Portsmouth and was diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome in early childhood (https://www.tourettes-action.org.uk). The separation of his parents during adolescence caused significant emotional difficulties for Sam and whilst remaining dependent on his family, he experiences communication with his parents extremely stressful. In the past, Sam has refused to take his medication, which More…

Tuesday 12th August 2014

Cognitive Assessment

After an accident in 2010, Steve (aged 40) sustained a brain injury and several orthopaedic injuries. He left hospital and returned home to his family in Havant where he continued to receive rehabilitation from a multi-disciplinary team. Steve’s Occupational Therapist  had noticed that he would forget information between sessions so she decided to refer Steve More…

Wednesday 6th March 2013

Mindfulness Group

As a result of a stroke, Jenny (40) was left with cognitive difficulties and was unable to return to her job as a school teacher in Gosport. Jenny was finding social situations embarrassing, daily tasks were challenging and she was becoming increasingly overwhelmed and stressed. To help with her adjustment and ability to cope, Jenny More…

Wednesday 6th March 2013

Neuropsychological Rehabilitation

Penny, aged 58, lives in her own property in Lee-on-Solent, supported and supervised by 24 hour carers. She suffered severe cognitive impairment secondary to Korsakoffs syndrome in 1996 following a long history of alcohol misuse and depression. Since her illness, Penny suffered with severe amnesia accompanied by emotional lability associated with refusal of medication, food More…