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Supporting children when a parent has had a brain injury

Supporting children when a parent has had a brain injury

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This booklet has been written primarily for the families and carers of a child whose parent has had a brain injury. It gives information about how children of different ages are affected by a parent having a brain injury and offers suggestions of how to talk to and support the child.

Contents:

  • Introduction  
  • Children’s reactions when a parent is in hospital
  • Babies and toddlers
  • Young children
  • Older children
  • Teenagers and young adults
  • Visiting a parent in hospital
  • Making the decision to visit
  • Preparing for the visit
  • Visiting the parent
  • After the visit
  • Dos and don’ts
  • When a parent comes home
  • Young carers
  • Other suggestions
  • Conclusion
  • Useful organisations

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