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Caring for someone with a brain injury

Caring for someone with a brain injury


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You can download this booklet for free in our information library

This booklet has been written for the carers and family members of people with a brain injury. It provides practical suggestions to help you to cope with the early stages, manage the long-term challenges and find the support you need.


  • The early stages after injury
  • Understanding brain injury
  • Leaving hospital
  • Becoming a carer
  • Relationships
  • Caring for yourself
  • Young carers

Also includes:

  • Further reading
  • Guidelines on pathways, services and treatments
  • Useful organisations
  • A glossary of brain injury professions

Caring for someone with a brain injury was Highly Commended in the 2011 BMA Medical Book Awards.

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