Brain Injury Facts


At Headwest we provide a range of factsheets that look at many of the symtoms and assist with the practical issues often associated with an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI):

Click on the titles below to open the factsheet:  

Rural Health West produce a number of training videos. The following presentation, featuring Headwest, discusses:

  • Loss of consciousness and what to do when loss of consciousness is witnessed
  • Concussion and post concussion assessment tools
  • Severe head injury in sports and returning to sport after a head injury
  • When to do CT scans and what they can and can't tell you
  • Rehabilitation and expected range of recovery for head trauma patients
  • Support options for patients and families after a head injury

 

Presenters: 

  • Dr Orla Lyons, FACEM, Armadale Kelmscott Memorial Hospital and Royal Perth Hospital
  • Dr Roger Swift, FACEM, Emergency Department, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital
  • Lee-Anne Brenssell, Executive Officer, Headwest, Brain Injury Association of WA Inc.
  • Janet Wagland, Manager, Services for Younger People, Brightwater Care Group - Oats Street
  • Dr Scott Teasdale, General Practitioner, Rural Health West Medical Advisor