Brain Injury Matters

Brain Injury Matters

Suite 5c Stirling House
Castlereagh Business Park
Belfast
BT5 6BQ
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

9am to 5pm

Brain Injury Matters is a charity dedicated to supporting people with Acquired Brain Injury to rebuild their lives and reach their full potential in the community.

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.

 

 

 

Brain Injury Matters's COVID-19 Support Services

Wellbeing and Family First Interactive Services

Brain Injury Matters

COVID-19 Service

Across Northern Ireland

Telephone Counselling Service for Acquired Brain Injury Survivors

Brain Injury Matters

COVID-19 Service

Across Northern Ireland

Brain Injury Matters's Content

Job | Full Time

Youth Project Worker (Children and Youth Service)

Brain Injury Matters

£21,910 to £25,297 (NJC point 22-27 under review)
Belfast
Student placement

Psychology Professional Placement Student

Brain Injury Matters

£6.15 - £8.20 per hour (NMW dependent on age)
Belfast
Event
Launch Seminar

Brain Injury Matters

Are you an avid hiker and up for a challenge? Why not come along to our information evening about our Sahara Desert Trek on Thursday 30th January to hear more.
Dates:
30 January 2020
Belfast
Event
Fundraiser

Brain Injury Matters

Our annual street collection takes place on Friday 20th December in Belfast City Centre. We need your help to make this event a success!
Dates:
20 December 2018
Belfast
Event
Fundraiser

Brain Injury Matters

Come join us for an evening of Christmas carols performed by The Big Belfast Choir. "The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear."
Dates:
05 December 2018
Belfast
Event
Informal Meetup

Brain Injury Matters

Brain Injury Matters, in partnership with Clare Mc Kinney Make-Up and Beauty are hosting a carers' pamper evening on Wednesday 28th November.
Dates:
28 November 2018
Lisburn
News

Brain Injury Matters

A new physio clinic, Rebound Physio specialising in sports injuries and neurological conditions has just opened its doors in East Belfast. Uniquely all profit from the social business will support a local charity, Brain Injury Matters (NI).

More Information

Type of Organisation

VCSE

Company Number

35853

NI Charity Number

NI103691

Team

  • Treasa Rice