Brianiacs Children's Support Group

Location
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Liverpool Hospital
Liverpool
NSW 2170

The BIRU Social Work team identified in 2012 that there were increasing numbers of children in both the acute inpatient and community outpatient setting that were struggling to adjust to the impact of having a family member with a brain injury Our Aims and Objectives: Identify these children as young carers and ensure they have a voice and are heard Educate these young carers about brain injury and the changes that can occur after a family member has a brain injury. Discuss the changes and challenges they have experienced and improve their support & coping strategies Identify & reduce the adverse health effects of caring on these young carers

Type of Carer Group
  • Brain injury
Contact details
Helen Huynh or Robina Jones
Community Social Workers
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Liverpool Hospital NSW
Address: Locked Bag 7103, Liverpool BC NSW 1871
Phone: 02 8738 5495
Times/Dates
Every School Holidays (4 times per year)
Time/Date TBA - Please contact Facilitators for details

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