We are delighted to be a main sponsor of the UKABIF's 9th Annual Conference, which will take place on 13th November at London's Royal Society of Medicine. The theme of this year's conference is 'Navigating the future for brain injury survivors: health, rehabilitation and beyond' and promises to be a stimulating day with a host of eminent speakers. The conference will explore innovations in assessment and rehabilitation, and will consider how cuts in health and social services are impacting on the lives of people with ABIs.
Date 24 Oct 2017 Categories Conferences
Staff at our neurological rehabilitation facility in Birmingham are celebrating after being accepted onto the coveted Headway Approved Provider scheme. Hunters Moor, which specialises in neurobehavioural and spinal injury rehabilitation and can accommodate up to 37 residents, is part of the award-winning Christchurch Group. The team had to undergo a robust on-site assessment, will have to comply with a strict set of standards and are subject to unannounced interim reviews for the next two years.
Date 19 Oct 2017 Categories Christchurch Group
Alarming number of young people with neurological conditions are receiving their care in homes for the elderly.
A recent survey carried out by the charity Sue Ryder Care has revealed that an alarming number of young people with neurological conditions are receiving their care in homes for the elderly. The survey confirmed that 86% of people with neurological conditions in residential care were in care homes for older people. It also said that one in five of these people were under the age of 65.
Date 11 Oct 2017 Categories Christchurch Group
Christchurch Group's Claire Huby and Gary Thomas have recently attended a brain injury conference in Glasgow. The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) 2017 provides inspiration and practical approaches to use in in the workplace. The conference gave attendees the opportunity to learn from several leading brain injury rehabilitation experts, academics and practitioners from around the globe.
Date 5 Oct 2017 Categories Conferences