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We are passionate about neurological rehabilitation, our resources page has been designed to help us share our collective wisdom to influence and educate people and to spark moments of inspiration and points of discussion.

If you are interested in, or have been affected by brain injury, if you love occupational therapy or anything neurological you are very welcome… come on in and join us!

Providing neurological occupational therapy within the COVID-19 stay at home rules: Over 200 activities for brain injury survivors and their families!

on Thursday, 26 March 2020. Posted in Blog

Providing neurological occupational therapy within the COVID-19 stay at home rules: Over 200 activities for brain injury survivors and their families!
Self-distancing or self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t have to bring an end to enjoyable activities that boost neurorehabilitation

How can self-employed neuro OTs financially support their families during the COVID-19 pandemic?

on Monday, 23 March 2020. Posted in Blog

How can self-employed neuro OTs financially support their families during the COVID-19 pandemic?
The Government has now announced “an unprecedented level” of support to help keep families afloat during the crisis.  How will they help self-employed neuro occupational therapists facing financial difficulties? 

Providing neuro occupational therapy as a remote support service during the coronavirus pandemic.

on Wednesday, 18 March 2020. Posted in News, Fresh Thinking, Blog

Providing neuro occupational therapy as a remote support service during the coronavirus pandemic.
What are the benefits? How will OT adapt? How does a remote support service work?

Re-claiming life after brain injury

on Wednesday, 04 March 2020. Posted in Blog

Re-claiming life after brain injury
Neurorehabilitation is a path well-trodden by Krysalis blogger, Anne Ricketts. Here, she reflects on the “labyrinthine” nature of brain injury imprisoning survivors. 

Time to talk Turkey

on Wednesday, 19 February 2020. Posted in Blog

Time to talk Turkey
In her second blog, Carrie reveals what happened when newly trained Turkey turned up for his first official job as a Canine Concern therapy dog at a nursing home for elderly and disabled people. 

Equine therapy

on Monday, 03 February 2020. Posted in Fresh Thinking

Equine therapy
Assessing the impact of Hippotherapy (an equine therapy) on occupational performance following brain injury: a case study Q&A. 

Loneliness post brain injury - How neuro occupational therapy can help combat loneliness

on Friday, 20 December 2019. Posted in Blog

Loneliness post brain injury - How neuro occupational therapy can help combat loneliness
It is likely all of us at some point in our lives will experience loneliness; that desolate feeling of solitude that wells up in response to unwanted isolation.

Introducing Rebecca

on Wednesday, 18 December 2019. Posted in Blog

Introducing Rebecca
Like the Wizard of Oz lead role she is playing this Christmas, brain injury survivor, Rebecca is “compassionate, courageous and calmly determined”. But will she reach her ‘Emerald City’? Her journey starts here:

Neuro OT - Combating the effects of concussion

on Sunday, 15 December 2019. Posted in Blog

Neuro OT - Combating the effects of concussion
Neuro OTs can help combat the creeping effects of concussion that take their toll on everyday life long after the injury occurred. 

Human Rights Day 2019

on Tuesday, 10 December 2019. Posted in Blog

Human Rights Day 2019
Every second a Neuro OT spends rebuilding the life of a brain injured person is a second spent shoring up their human rights. 

Christmas planning post brain injury

on Tuesday, 26 November 2019. Posted in Blog

Christmas planning post brain injury
It is her 19th attempt at a stress-free Christmas and the word ‘dread’ is already in her head. Krysalis blogger, Anne Ricketts unwraps the reality of festive planning post-brain injury.

The Head First conference, sponsored by Krysalis, rescheduled due to coronavirus. 

on Thursday, 12 March 2020. Posted in News

The Head First conference, sponsored by Krysalis, rescheduled due to coronavirus. 
The UK’s largest one-day bran injury conference has been rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cash boost to widen the ranks of qualified and student OTs!

on Saturday, 07 March 2020. Posted in News

Cash boost to widen the ranks of qualified and student OTs!
The impact of occupational therapy is widening thanks to two new Government funding boosts for qualified and student Occupational Therapists.

Road safety week 2019 - Prevention is better than cure

on Monday, 18 November 2019. Posted in Blog

Road safety week 2019 - Prevention is better than cure
They are a major cause of brain injury and an ‘unbearable’ number of deaths. As the UK’s Road Safety Week launches today, we ask: how do we prevent road crashes?  
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