Scottish Head Injury Forum
Digby Brown work closely with a number of organisations supporting individuals with brain injuries, their families and carers, including the Scottish Head Injury Forum (SHIF)
SHIF is the national umbrella organisation representing the interests of survivors of brain injuries, their families, and those who work with them.
As part of our work with SHIF, we are pleased to sponsor and support events run by the organisation. This Friday (14th March) sees the first such event of the year. “Somewhere To Live”, a 1-day event, which will focus on issues such as Housing and Community Living, Living on Benefits, Self-Directed Support and discharge planning. The event is being held at the COSLA Conference Centre beside Haymarket Station In Edinburgh.
Kathleen McMonagle, Digby Brown’s Client Relations and Corporate Social Responsibility Manager is among the confirmed speakers for the event.
More information at http://www.shif.org.uk/
SHIF works to increase knowledge of the effects of acquired brain injury amongst service users and their families, healthcare and social work service providers and policy makers. Through the organisation of regular open forum meetings, the organisation promotes the following aims:
- to support people with an acquired brain injury, their families and carers through the provision of education and information
- to increase knowledge of the effects of acquired brain injury amongst professionals, policy makers, providers and purchasers
- to promote and influence the development of services for treatment, rehabilitation, health and welfare through the development of national and local policies
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