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Acquired brain injury

We offer the right support for individuals with Acquired brain injuries.

Acquired brain injury (ABI) adversely affects the freedom, choices and independence of an estimated 500,000 young people and adults living in the UK.

If the brain becomes damaged, people may experience the same symptoms as people with mental illness, dementia or learning disability. As a result, they are often subject to the same laws, such as the Mental Health Act and the Adults with Incapacity Act.

Acquired brain injury can occur as a result of a trauma, such as an accident, or after certain illnesses, such as a brain tumour or a stroke.

For further advice on the ways we can offer you support, please call our friendly referrals team on 0330 333 7484 or email referrals@selectlifestyles.co.uk

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Aquired Brain Injury

Acquired brain injury (ABI) adversely affects the freedom, choices and independence of an estimated 500,000 young people and adults living in the UK.

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Autistic Spectrum

Autism Spectrum disorder (ASD) is the name for a range of similar condition, including Asperger syndrome, that affect a person’s social interaction, communication, interests and behaviour.

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Behaviours that challenge

Behaviours that challenge are not a learning disability, but people with a disability are more likely to show behaviours that challenge.

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Learning Disabilities

A learning disability affects the way a person understands information and how they communicate. This means they can have difficulty understanding new or complex information, learning new skills and coping independently.

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Mental Health

Mental health problems are defined and classified to help experts refer people for the right care and treatment. The symptoms are grouped in two broad categories – neurotic and psychotic.