Brain Injury Matters
Brain Injury Matters
Suite 5c Stirling House
Castlereagh Business Park
9am to 5pm
Brain Injury Matters is a charity dedicated to supporting people affected by Acquired Brain Injury to rebuild their lives and reach their full potential in the community. All our services aim to promote independence, foster personal development and support people to adapt to life after illness or accident. Our services are delivered by a combination of professional clinicians and staff with specialist knowledge of ABI rehabilitation.
The Wellbeing Programme
The Wellbeing Programmes offer centre-based, day activities for adults (aged 16+) who have experience of acquired brain injury. We provide a wide variety of activities which are adapted to ensure all our service users have the opportunity to participate in group sessions. Our activities include arts and crafts, interactive games, exercise classes, drama, health promotion and multimedia projects. The Wellbeing Programme aims to: increase weekly routine and structure; encourage social interactions; provide enjoyable and purposeful activity; promote independence and improve mood and general wellbeing.
Sports 4 U
Sports 4 U is a physiotherapy and exercise led programme for individuals aged 16+ who experience mild to moderate, post acquired brain injury symptoms. The aim is to provide a time limited physical exercise programme for individuals who wish to improve their fitness level, increase their weekly routine and make new social contacts.
Links Befriending Programme
Linking adults (18+) with experience of acquired brain injury to likeminded people in their social community, leisure activities and social opportunities. The programme offers mentorship from individually selected volunteers in their local community.
Teen's Link Programme
Linking teenages (aged 13 -18) with experience of acquired brain injury to their local community, peer interactions, age appropriate activities and social opportunities. It provides mentorship through interactions with likeminded and individually selected volunteers in their local community.
The Counselling Service
Confidential, one to one support for anyone affected by brain injury, with trained professional counsellors to help address specific challenges on adjusting to life after brain injury.
The Training Service
Training and information on all aspects of brain injury for health professionals, solicitors, families, volunteers and anyone interested in finding out more.
Type of OrganisationVCSE
NI Charity NumberNI103691
- Treasa Rice