BRI celebrates ten years

A BRAIN INJURY advocacy and support organisation celcbrated ten years of providing support and services in Kilkenny last Thursday night when they had a function in the Hibernian Hotel to mark the occasion.

A BRAIN INJURY advocacy and support organisation celcbrated ten years of providing support and services in Kilkenny last Thursday night when they had a function in the Hibernian Hotel to mark the occasion.

Brain injury can be caused by a car crash, fall, sporting accident, stroke, brain tumour among other things. People who acquire brain injuries can face many challenges such as memory loss, concentration, planning andsocial interaction can be a challenge for somebody with a brain injury.

The group meets on the fourth Thursday of each month. Anybody with a brain injury of caring for somebody with a brain injury are welcome to attend these meetings. If you require any further information please contact Ned Rispin at 086 3821033 or log onto www.briireland.ie

A brain injury information day will take place on Friday (February 1) in the Woodlands Hotel in Waterford. Speakers include a doctor, psychologist, physiotherapist, sensory liaison nurse, psychotherapist and people living with brain injury. The event is free and open to any member of the public.