Hello Spring, Hello Lighter Evenings and Hello Sunshine!

April 6th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Spring is my favourite season, it’s a time when we celebrate the ‘new’, it’s when the evenings are lighter which means many of us feel renewed and want to be more active given that we have spent so much time in the dark throughout winter. At the Child Brain Injury [...]

The Child Brain Injury Announces Trust New Legal Support Partner for the North East.

April 3rd, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

We are delighted to welcome Sintons as our North East Legal Support Service Provider.  Sintons joins 12 of the UK’s leading regional law firms to provide our Legal Support Service, helping hundreds of families gain access to justice when a child has suffered a brain injury. The two year appointment, [...]

Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy

March 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , |

      Equine what.. I hear you think? Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) is a form of psychotherapy/ counselling (for people) whereby horses are used to co-facilitate the therapy sessions. Animal Assisted Therapy is generally well known, but most commonly dogs are used. A lot of people will have heard [...]

Take on the Peak District Challenge for the Child Brain Injury Trust!

February 13th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Every 30 minutes, a child or young person will acquire a brain injury. This could be the result of an accident, an illness such as meningitis or encephalitis, a poisoning, a stroke or a brain tumour. A brain injury has a devastating and life-long impact on the child and their [...]

Joe’s Story- a guest post by Cheryl Abrahams from Bolt Burdon Kemp

May 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , |

I am delighted that Bolt Burdon Kemp’s child brain injury team is once again supporting the Child Brain Injury Trust’s campaign during Action for Brain Injury Week, from 8 – 14 May 2017. This year they are focussing on raising awareness of brain injuries in very young children. This is [...]

Action for Brain Injury Week Theme Announced – ‘Unsung Heroes’

February 1st, 2015|Tags: , , , , , |

This year’s Action for Brain Injury Week will take place from 18th – 24th May. The Child Brain Injury Trust would like to take this opportunity to raise awareness of the ‘unsung heroes’ throughout the UK. Following a childhood acquired brain injury, many parents, siblings and extended family members take [...]

Public urged to Know the Risks of Mild Brain Injury with launch of new app

January 29th, 2015|Tags: , , |

A new app which could help save the lives of those with brain injuries has been launched at Stormont. Each year more than 2,000 people in Northern Ireland sustain a brain injury, while many more live with the long term effects. As part of last year’s Action for Brain Injury [...]