Next week it is Brain Injury Awareness Week which is a campaign run by the charity Headway. However how many of us are actually aware of what this means and whether this affects us or our loved ones?
Many people do not associate themselves with this term as they are not aware of all the symptoms that can actually characterise a brain injury.
The below article usefully lists some of the symptoms that can occur after the traumatic event, however, it is also important to note that sometimes symptoms do not appear until long after!
Traumatic brain injury can have wide-ranging physical and psychological effects. Some signs or symptoms may appear immediately after the traumatic event, while others may appear days or weeks later.