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Family Guides

BrainTrust Canada has developed two (2) guide books to assist family members and loved ones through the difficult phases of rehabilitation:

Family Guide to the Critical Phase of Brain Injury

Family Guide to the Rehabilitation Phase of Brain Injury

These guides are intended to be a general resource for families. Specific protocols may vary depending on location and nature of injury.

The following handbook for families was produced by the health care team of the Acquired Brain Injury Program, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario.

It looks at the effects of brain injury on a person and his or her family. The handbook helps the family understand what happens after a brain injury and how rehabilitation works. It also looks at what to expect in the future. Most importantly, it gives suggestions for dealing with problems that may arise.

A Handbook For Families About Brain Injury

Family Support Articles

FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP

Describes how spouses, parents and friends of people with brain injury can share, listen and express their daily experiences

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FAMILY SUPPORT STAGES

Describes the Rancho Los Amigos Scale and provides suggestions for how families can support a person with brain injury through the different stages of recovery.

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FAMILY GUIDES

Browse through three (3) guide books that have been developed to assist family members and loved ones through the difficult phases of rehabilitation.

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UNHEALTHY BEHAVIOUR - DO'S & DON'TS

Courtesy of brainstream.ca

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HOW TO MANAGE STRESS

information taken with permission from Getting Better and Better After Brain Injury. Describes recognizing signs of stress and how to effectively manage stress.

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BROCHURE A L'INTENTION DES FAMILLES

Les préoccupations de la Société de l'assurance automobile du Québec en matière de réadaptation existent depuis sa création en 1978.

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