Sharing our expertise in Brain Injury

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Digby Brown has worked with people who have suffered brain injuries and the organisations who support them, such as The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT), for many years. We are always keen to support events and create resources that help people with brain injuries and their families and benefit the professionals across all sectors who support them through their rehabilitation. 

Last week, we were pleased to co-sponsor, along with Case Management Services Ltd, the 2012 BIRT educational seminar, “The Ripple Effects of Brain Injury - Survivors, Families and their Social Worlds”, held in Glasgow.

Digby Brown’s Robert Swanney joined experts from Graham Anderson House, Headway, the Huntercombe Group and Dundee and Strathclyde Universities in addressing the seminar. Robert’s contribution focused on the social and legal status changes people can suffer following a brain injury

Robert Swanney, Moira Kay, Digby Brown partner and specialist in brain injury, and Robert Morris , Information Officer with Headway, are co-authors of ‘Claiming compensation in Scotland after brain injury’. This booklet was written because every year, people in Scotland fail to claim compensation because they don’t fully understand the system or their legal rights.  The booklet covers the legal process for claiming compensation, rehabilitation and financial issues and more.

The charity has produced a series of factsheets, to which Robert Swanney contributed, that provide information on a range of aspects of living with brain injury.